Posts Tagged “spending cuts”

Nick Clegg on winning people over for deficit reduction

by Stephen Tall on March 16, 2010

Nick Clegg addressed the ippr this morning to set out his approach to the single biggest problem facing all three major political parties in the coming weeks and months: how to keep the support of the British people given the need for huge public spending cuts to tackle the deficit.
We’re re-printing Nick’s speech in […]

Vince’s 5-point spending cuts plan

by Stephen Tall on October 14, 2009

In today’s Guardian, Lib Dem shadow chancellor Vince Cable asnwers five questions that outline the party’s approach to implementing the spending cuts which will be necessary in the next few years while protecting frontline public services. Here are the filletted highlights:

On restoring professional autonomy …

One key step to getting the NHS and education working better […]