Before the Brexit referendum, the Leave Campaign were clear: we would not be leaving the Single Market – here are Johnson and Hannan confirming that – and there would be no economic downside. And now we read that not only have we left the Single Market, but the UK economy will be 4% smaller than […]
Most people in the UK are poorer today than they were in 2007, though the economy has grown. This is mass impoverishment.
If the economy is doing so well, how can most people not be doing well? If the pie is growing, why aren’t we all getting bigger slices? Why is our children’s generation set to be the first in living memory that is poorer than its predecessors?
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If you are concerned about your future but would never dream of reading a book about the economy… you should read this one!Hugh PymBBC Health Editor & Former BBC Chief Economics Correspondent