Tuesday 20 February 2018

Relentless drip of bad news hits confidence

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself," Franklin Roosevelt told the American people when he became president in the middle of the Great Depression.

In the midst of our own economic crisis, the words still hold true which makes it unforgivable that ministers have been busy putting the frighteners on voters.

Consumer confidence had been rising steadily over the last few months despite dreadful weather and a disappointing performance by our footballers in Poland.

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