Government should heed last week's useful advice
With less than a month before Budget 2015 is unveiled, both the public finances watchdog and the Paris-based OECD weighed in last week on how the package should be constructed. Both outfits continue to make the case for avoiding a return to the bad old "if I have it, I'll spend it" ways.
Before getting into their views in more detail, let's cheer ourselves up a bit this Sunday morning.
For a very long time, there was nothing but bad budgetary news. It was depressing to write about it and, no doubt, depressing for readers to read.