Desperate, or what? Trying to talk away the evidence that the UK economy faces depression along with the eurozone, David Cameron wrote in the Financial Times of 31 October.
“Whatever the obstacles to growth today, we still boast some of the best universities in the world, the most favourable timezone in the world, and the world’s first language. I passionately believe that the global economy is presenting us with opportunities, not threats — and we must seize them”. And the British weather? Very boom-enhancing, too?
The government is making cuts in the name of a plan reduced to clutching at straws.