Labour’s green investment U‑turn is couched in the language of austerity

Danny Sriskandarajah wrotes for

Danny Sriskandarajah wrote for pol​i​tics​.co​.uk about Labour’s decision to drop its £28bn green investment pledge:

While it is clearly important to manage public finance responsibly, suggesting the government has no money to spend is simply untrue. Not only is the UK far from any limit to its borrowing, but responsible governments borrow to invest in their future prosperity.

This is about political choices and priorities. A successful economy strategy would be one which raises living standards and leaves a liveable planet for future generations.”

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