Thursday, 23 April 2009

Vince on the budget


Writing in the Daily Telegraph Vince Cable explains his take on the Budget he begins:

'Yesterday's Budget brought home with brutal clarity the central dilemma in economic policy: rapidly rising unemployment in a deep recession calls for government intervention and investment.
But the scale of the Government's budget deficit means that there are severe constraints on what can be done.
I had hoped that at the very least we should have some honest numbers....................................