GDP figures out today show Britain’s economic recovery is at risk – retail sales down, construction output falling, trade deficit widening. Just as the UK economy ought to be getting back to normal, our recovery is hitting the brakes.
The Government’s plan pulls demand out of the economy while our recovery is still fragile. They’ve announced their third tax rise on working people, and they’re pressing ahead with their plans to take £1,000 a year from millions of working families through cutting Universal Credit.
Our country simply cannot afford the Conservatives, they are holding Britain back.
Labour has a clear plan to make our economy more secure. The next Labour government would Buy, Make and Sell more here in the UK, and get our economy firing on all cylinders.
You can access the article from The Guardian here.