Justine Greening: Time for some hard truths – Brexit should not leave the poor worse off

BACK in 2009, I was a Shadow Treasury Minister and I remember being part of a key discussion that the team had on whether the Conservative Party was really confronting the real challenges the UK economy faced – that Britain was living beyond its means and that because of that, we had to be frank and talk about how our debt had become unsustainable.
At the time, the Conservative Party was doing well in the polls. Gordon Brown, as Labour’s Prime Minister, was unpopular and rising unemployment had damaged Labour’s message on economic competence. We looked on course to win the next election.... read more

 
20 October 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 85
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