The age of austerity isn’t over yet

By Dan Corry | 16 August 2017
  • Dan Corry

In the recent elections the dog that not only did not bark but seemed to have got lost completely was the state of the public finances. Where in the General Elections of 2010 and 2015 the deficit, the debt and the scale of public spending dominated the battles and debates, they were largely ignored in 2017.

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