The Great Debate UK
-Joe White is COO of Gandi.net and Moonfruit.com. The opinions expressed are his own.-
After days of negotiation, we now (finally) can see the shape of the new UK government.
Dealing with the deficit will be top of the short term agenda for the government, but general economic reform must be part of the longer term plan for both the Conservatives and the LibDems.
Their main concern will be to find a new source of growth for the UK economy that isn’t so heavily reliant on the financial services industry, which has proven to be not as stable as once thought.
- Joe White is chief operating officer at gandi.net. The opinions expressed are his own. He will participate in a in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion.-
With the general election just around the corner, chances are that this will be a very safe budget from Chancellor Alistair Darling.
-Joe White is chief operating officer at Gandi, an Internet domain name registration firm. He will participate in a Reuters pre-budget live blog on Dec. 9, at 12 p.m. British time. The opinions expressed are his own.-
The pre-budget speech will primarily be about two things: reducing the size of the national deficit, and drawing the political battle lines around the economy for the general election.
-Joe White is chief operating officer at Gandi, an Internet domain name registration firm. The opinions expressed are his own.-
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