Posts tagged with: Budget

Analysing the 2024 Spring Budget

The Chancellor is due to announce his Spring Statement on March 6. Here is an open letter to the Editors of our major newspapers and broadcast media setting out a […]

A Budget for the Wealthiest

All Budgets are important, but this one is especially critical: 13 years of market fundamentalist policy choices have left the UK in a state of decay, with a weak economy, […]

How to Analyse the Budget

The Chancellor is due to announce his Autumn Statement on November 22. Truss will apparently also announce her own so-called ‘Budget for Growth’. This is an open letter to the […]

Talking to Our Neighbours

  We all have at least one person we know well who has become despairing about the state and trajectory of the UK. And despair is no  basis for change. […]

How not to handle the cost-of-living crisis

Churchill commented, “It is a joke in Britain to say that the War Office is always preparing for the last war. But this is probably true of other departments and […]

Safe in Their Hands!?

After 13 years in power, the Conservatives want us to believe that the UK is safe in their hands. This article explains how, given a just a few more years, […]

A Non-Solution to the Wrong Problems

Introduction Before looking in detail at this Budget, it is worth reminding ourselves that the economy is the system we as a country have chosen to put in place to […]

What the IMF Really Said

Twice a year, the IMF releases its World Economic Outlook. The most recent was published on 11 October 2022. Some on the extreme right have been claiming that it is […]

A Budget that Says the Quiet Part Out Loud

  The Conservative Party have now been in power in the UK for 12 years. Over that time huge economic and social problems have emerged. It is clear that the […]

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