The Queen’s speech is, as Her Majesty pointed out, written by the government. In the case of the speech she delivered on 11 May 2021, opinions seem divided. Some have claimed that there was not much to it. Tim Montgomerie, a former adviser to Number 10 described it as “a thin Queen’s Speech. This is […]
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