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Sunday 9 May 2010

Simplistic. Maybe

Will the con/lab/libdem's get a move on. Someone has to make a statement on the economy pretty damn soon. Otherwise the markets are going to slaughter the country.

Decide on the economic issues and then put on hold discussions on the other factors such as PR to a later date.




Gordon still doesn’t get it. He’s lost the election but still thinks he has the right to govern.

In a defiant email to Labour Party workers thanking them for their efforts in the campaign, Mr Brown said he was determined to fight on to secure his policies for economic recovery.

"My resolve has not, and will not, change. I pledged to do everything in my power to fight for the people of this country - to secure the recovery, to protect their livelihoods and to continue to fight for a future fair for all," he said.

I just wish we had a symbolic  Berlin wall to push over. (Preferably with Gordon underneath it)

Interest rates 'expected to hold'

The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Monday amid uncertain political weather.

Policymakers, who delayed their meeting from last week due to the election, are expected to keep the cost of borrowing at the record low of 0.5%.

Efforts to boost the money supply are also likely to stay at their £200 billion level of quantitative easing (QE).

But the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will have much to consider as they conclude their two-day meeting - not least the affect of a hung Parliament on the outlook for the UK economy. More……..