Is it okay to sell internships? We know that the Conservative Party certainly thinks so. Their charity ball last year raised tens of thousands of pounds flogging off plum internships in finance, industry and the media to Tory donors.
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.