13 JAN 2015

Charter for Budgetary Responsibility

The Labour Party crashed the British economy. By 2010, the Labour Government was borrowing one pound in every four it spent. The Conservatives have a plan to turn Britain around and ensure that the mistakes of the past are not repeated.

I support the Charter for Budget Responsibility to ensure that public spending does not go out of control again and made this case in the debate,

Charlie: Is it not obvious that the Labour party is stuck in the past, talking about things done years ago and frightened to talk about the future? Did the Chancellor hear Paul Johnson from the Institute for Fiscal Studies say on the "Today" programme that borrowing would be higher under a Labour Governmentand that debt would be higher in the long run? The IFS says it; the Labour party ought to admit it.

The full debate can be read at this link.


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Charlie Elphicke

It has been an honour and privilege to serve as Member of Parliament for Dover & Deal. I hope to be re-elected to serve our community for another term. 

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