Another bumper Budget?

April 21, 2009

All we’ve heard for the past few weeks is how little room there is for Labour to pump more money into the economy to fight the recession.

from The Great Debate UK:

Little room for manoeuvre in budget

April 21, 2009

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--Gerard Lyons is chief economist at Standard Chartered. The opinions expressed are his own. Lyons will also blog his post-budget thoughts on The Great Debate.--

The Bank of England enters the political arena

March 25, 2009

Gordon Brown has not said openly that he plans to turn on the taps again in the budget with another package of spending and tax cuts, but his appeals to world leaders to do just that have led to a widespread feeling that more stimulus is to come.