Saturday 25 March 2017

Now we're back to the future

SO we are to find out, early next month, precisely how the Government intends to get the public finances under control and to bring down exchequer borrowing to 3pc of GDP by 2014.

In effect, we will learn the details of Budgets 2011, 2012 and 2014.

It is a tantalising prospect, and not a little intimidating, but it is much better to know the hard facts and the Government will simply be responding to repeated calls, from at home and abroad, for greater transparency.

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