Archive for economy
Here’s the new film from the Liberal Democrats: Also on YouTube.
By a whisker, Lib Dem leadership pulls it off in the day’s crunch votes: Monday at Lib Dem conference
The day started with all sorts of speculation about Vince Cable's attitudes towards the big economy debate.
#Construction new orders up in Q2, led by orders for wind turbines and solar farms http://bit.ly/15RDUQE
More comedy genius from Australia’s Clarke and Dawe: Also on YouTube.
Simon Wren-Lewis, an economics professor and one of the UK’s best bloggers on the economy, has an interesting take on the economy motion put down for the Lib Dem autumn conference in Glasgow: It has Nick Clegg’s name on it, so we can assume it reflects the leadership’s thinking. It starts thus: “Conference welcomes recent […]
Whether or not to debate the state of the economy, and if so at what length and using whose motion, has been the cause of some strife recently in the world of Liberal Democrat federal party conferences. The party’s leadership has cannily submitted its own economy motion for September’s autumn conference – recognising that trying […]
As I’m partial to an infographic or two (or infact, three or four), here’s the latest from the Liberal Democrats:
Welcome to the new Liberal Democrat campaign website: A Million Jobs For A Stronger Economy. As it says: The Liberal Democrats are building a stronger economy in a fairer society, enabling every person to get on in life. That’s why Liberal Democrats in government have helped business create more than 1 million private sector jobs, […]
Lots of new investment figures out from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) today, with this graph summing up the overall picture: