The future charted by the OBR in its forecasts contains no great transformation of the economy, but higher household debt and low pay. Do we have the vision to chart a different course?
Progress, 12 December 2014
What those deficit figures are about.
Stephen Beer
Where the £50bn figure comes from.
Stephen Beer
Ed Miliband's speech on deficit cutting; the virtual world of deficit debates; supporting aspiration.
Progress, 11 December 2014
The Conservative political strategy is becoming clearer.
Progress, 1 December 2014
The Coalition has missed its original fiscal targets significantly. Here is a look at the official forecasts from June 2010 and March 2014, ahead of the Autumn Statement this week.
Stephen Beer
 
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This site contains my articles and opinions. I'm the Political Communications officer for Christians on the Left and I chaired Vauxhall Constituency Labour Party for 11 years. I'm Acting Chief Investment Officer at the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church. My views here represent my personal opinion.

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