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Is the 25% cut in the deficit real?

by Marrick on October 24, 2012

One of the things that has been much trumpeted recently is the government##Q##s “success” in cutting net borrowing (the deficit) by 25%. I thought I##Q##d look into it. Here are the net borrowing figures for the last few years – just before the financial crisis and just after: 2007-08 £40.3bn 2008-09 £104.2bn 2009-10 £167.4bn 2010-11 […]

Why the lightweight chump got upset with the Telegraph

by Marrick on October 22, 2012

Iain Martin wrote an opinion piece in the Telegraph today titled: Cameron is out of his depth The opening paragraph read: "The Tories problems lie with the man at the top, writes Iain Martin…" Less than an hour later, the headline changed to "Out of his depth?" and then, "Is Cameron out of his depth?" […]

Ed confounds his critics as Labour confirm their 10% lead in the polls

by Marrick on July 23, 2012

The latest You Gov / Sun poll reveals that Labour has established a firm lead in the polls of about 10 points. http://cdn.yougov.com/cumulus_upload…lts-230712.pdf Latest YouGov/The Sun results 23rd July CON 33%, LAB 43%, LD 9%, UKIP 8%; APP -35 That bloody Miliband, he##Q##s a terrible leader…