The most recent figures show that current borrowing has fallen by just 6.4 per cent since 2010, while net borrowing has fallen by 18.3 per cent.
The Chancellor faces a local revolt over the new route, which passes through his Tatton constituency.
Labour's lead falls to just six points after Cameron's EU referendum pledge but returning UKIP supporters aren't enough to transform Tory fortunes.
The next election will be decided by the economy, not by which party is the most eurosceptic.
Rachel Reeves writes to the UK Statistics Authority after Cameron claimed in a Conservative Party political broadcast that the coalition "was paying down Britain’s debts".
First poll since Cameron's EU referendum pledge shows Labour's lead has risen two points to 12.
Labour cherishes serial Tory backbench disloyalty because it chips away at Cameron’s credentials as a man in command.
Just six per cent of voters regard the EU as one of the most "important issues" facing Britain.
Read the Prime Minister's speech promising to renegotiate Britain's membership of the EU and hold a referendum in 2017.
The latest round of welfare cuts will accelerate the rise in homelessness and leave low-income families struggling to find rented accomodation.