Mark Littlewood writes for City AM
Of course, the headlines of the conference are being driven by day-to-day issues of political management: are the rumblings against Cameron’s premiership registering at all on the Richter scale? Has the vital debate about airport capacity in the South East merely become a cypher for whether you would prefer Dave or Boris as Tory leader? Can Osborne’s negative poll ratings fall any further?
However, what is becoming increasingly clear is that the coalition’s dreary day-to-day approach – preaching the need for dramatic reductions in public spending, but not producing them – is failing to deliver us to the sunlit uplands we were originally promised. The UK economy remains stuck in the foothills.
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