Ed Balls’ Labour Conference speech: a powerful analysis and a step in the right direction

Rather cheekily, this morning I blogged the speech I though Ed Balls ought to make to the Labour Party conference today.  It contained a six-point economic recovery plan and some reflections on what One Nation Labour might mean.  I was fairly sure that the actual speech would be very different; in the end, though, the […]

A six point plan for a One Nation economy: the speech Ed Balls should make today

But sadly won’t …. Conference, We meet at a time of unprecedented economic crisis.  Six years after the financial crash living standards are in freefall. Real wages continue to fall while the price of essentials soars.  Housing has become unaffordable in many parts of our country, especially for the young.  The ghost of a recovery […]