Posts filed under: Economic Policy: The Big Picture

The Austerity Economy Pt5: A road to ruin?

So far our series has looked at the justifications for, and economic basis behind, the Govt's push for austerity, this time we examine some of the potential problems with their...
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The Austerity Economy Pt4: Economic ideology or economic necessity?

Up until now this series has examined the ways in which the Govt are spinning the economic facts to justify their ideological position. This time we take a closer look...
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The Austerity Economy Pt3: The bright side of the bailout

In the previous two parts of this series we examined the true scale of the National Debt, and it's associated interest payments. This time we look at another factor which...
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The Austerity Economy Pt2: Lies, damn lies and statistics?

In the previous part of this series we examined George Osbourne's claims about the scale of the National Debt, and saw that, relatively speaking, the UK has in fact been...
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The Austerity Economy Pt1: Is it really so clear cut?

Our new series takes a look beneath the spin and ideological arguements, examining the true severity of the UK's National Debt along with some of the potential economic repercussions of...
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