Public Debt

The UK Is £100bn More In Debt Than Osborne Tells You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's austerity message is set to be dented by the government's own statistics body, as it prepares to adopt new calculations that mean the...

So When Will the Economy Recover? Probably Never

Owen Burek | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics
Owen Burek

Forget the headlines, our economy is on the high road to ruin. Its apparent recovery is artificial and the reality is that our government is set to bankrupt our country. Don't believe me?

Osborne Debt Plans Hit By Poor Borrowing Figures

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

Chancellor George Osborne's deficit reduction plans were dealt a blow on Wednesday after figures showed public borrowing not decreasing as the governm...

Debt, Grinding Debt

Peter Kellow | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Kellow

Debt is hardly something new and what it does to a life are not new either. Emerson, as a socially concerned person in 1936, understood it well and expressed in a way that feels powerfully close to us today.

Osborne 'Will Fail To Stop Rise In Public Debt'

Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Politics

The government is "most unlikely" to meet its target to eliminate Britain's structural deficit by 2015, a think-tank has warned. Chancellor George ...

Public Sector Pensions Cost... What?

Posted 11.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The taxpayer's total liability for funding public sector pensions has hit £1.1 trillion, according to new official figures. T...