Kate Andrews writes for City AM
In her article Kate argues that while many focus their attention on Brussels, the domestic debates rage on at home – and it is no secret that the Conservatives are losing those battles to the Labour Party. There are reports of Tory ministers petitioning chancellor Philip Hammond to “put austerity on ice” until the UK has left the EU. Such conversations play right into Labour’s rhetoric – that the UK can afford to keep borrowing without repercussions and totally ignores the ethical question of burdening future generations with the bills we’re racking up today.
Read the full article here.
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