The refrain is that the Chancellor must do something – anything – but few have any confidence that he will.
Osborne said the economy was "on the right track" but the Bank warns growth could disappear in Q4.
The Chancellor must find £48bn in extra spending cuts or tax rises to meet his main deficit target.
Over the last 25 years, the top one per cent have seen their pay increase by a massive 117 per cent.
The Work and Pensions Secretary is wrong to criticise the performance of the US economy.
Progress on low pay is imperative.
The search for economic realism and credibility can easily tip into fatalism.
All parties are desperate for measures that will make life easier for hard-pressed families. Affordable childcare is an obvious candidate.
Growth that doesn't fix the squeeze on living standards poses a challenge to all parties.