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Why do toffee nosed tories spraff on about the economic crisis they inherited from Labour?

A tory government would have been just as prone to a global recession as the Labour party was when they were in power. The irony here is Britain was pulling itself out of the recession after Brown's fiscal changes saw economic growth, this right on top of the change over from a Labour goverment to Tory one. Two years later that growth has tailed into a second recession as predicted by Labour.

Asked By: . - 5/28/2012
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I have to take issue with Tory voting Paul on his answers to this question. He sounds so typically smug when he gives his well rehearsed version of events during the Brown years. A version of events that has been so often repeated by the Tory party and their brainwashed followers, they know the script by heart... More
Answered By: Alan - 5/29/2012
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Brown;s fiscal changes, that must be a joke. All Brown did was spend, spend, spend. Money does not just grow on trees.
Answered By: James - 5/28/2012
 
You seem to be a bit confused on the facts
Answered By: JOHN - 5/28/2012
 
There is still time for the coalition.Stop mass immigration as you promised,Stop banks and big business moving billions of untaxed money to offshore tax havens,Stop tax loopholes for the rich and stop obscene wages.And put money back in to the consumers hands so we can have a consumer led recovery.
Answered By: elo2joe - 5/28/2012
 
You have to ask - Would the Tory reliance on the private sector done any better ? Given the fact the bankers screwed the whole system the answer is profoundly NO !! Now the banks are propped up by our taxes. So, the Torys dont want tax spent on the public sector but are happy to plough trillions into the banks - which... More
Answered By: MYRTEL - 5/29/2012
 
Spraff? Is there such a word? I cannot find it anywhere... More
Answered By: Paul - 5/29/2012
 
You have started with a statement that Gordon Brown stated wouldn't happen under his guidance "no more boom and bust" People with a semblance of financial knowledge know that recessions come and go, on average around every 8 years... More
Answered By: John D - 5/29/2012
 
The fact is that all our governments overspend - it's called democracy. They want to be popular in order to win the next election and save their jobs. Nothing wrong with that. The myth is that the Tories want to cut taxes but in the medium to long term that wing of the party loses out to the majority that wants to tax... More
Answered By: Bill - 5/29/2012
 
Alan said it - This is me liking your comment... More
Answered By: h - 5/29/2012
 
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