Posts Tagged “jim pickard”

Vince slams Osborne’s “schoolboy economics” (and the IFS aren’t keen on the Tories’ tax plans either)

by Stephen Tall on March 29, 2010

It’s only a few hours since shadow chancellor George Osborne launched the Tories’ plans to cut Labour’s proposed increases in employers’ National Insurance, and already you can start to hear the sound of it unravelling.
First up, Vince Cable, the Lib Dems’ shadow chancellor:
This is school boy economics. When you have a £70bn permanent hole […]