We have updated our Terms of Use.
Please read our new Privacy Statement before continuing.

Bust Britain's fantasy budget

22 April 2009 By Ian Campbell

What should the chancellor do in the face of a deep recession? Alistair Darling took flight from reality. He resorted to unrealistically optimistic economic assumptions and the pretence that gargantuan deficits would not be a problem. Financial markets may yet change his mind.

This content is for Subscribers only


Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *


(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)