David Cameron Deficit

'We've Got the Deficit Down by a Quarter': If This Is Success...

Jonathan Portes | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathan Portes

The first achievement highlighted today by the Prime Minister in his Sunday Times article was deficit reduction: "We've got the deficit down by a quarter already". This statement is true. But what the Prime Minister didn't say was that the economic outlook the Prime Minister inherited was for precisely this pace of deficit reduction.