The Great Debate UK

UK chancellor has mixed message for gilt investors

May 18, 2010

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Tory-LibDem pact looks good for UK, but is unlikely

May 8, 2010

-Ian Campbell is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Weak UK recovery argues for consensus on cuts

April 26, 2010

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Inflation impoverishes Britons the easy way

April 21, 2010

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Critics might say the UK’s inflation target is just for fun. Consumer prices were 3.4 percent higher in March than in the previous year, well above the 2 percent target rate, but the Bank of England will do nothing at all.

Election may be fought on peak between dips

April 14, 2010

campbellBy Ian Campbell

LONDON, April 13 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Gordon Brown says his Labour party will “secure the recovery” if it wins the UK election in May. The opposition Conservatives would kill the upturn, he says. Brown is right in one sense: the “recovery” can easily be broken. But only because it is so fragile in the first place.