The month-by-month figures show that the labour market is weaker than commonly thought.
The economy might appear to be improving but forecasters predict a "triple-dip recession" and rising unemployment.
The next election must not simply be fought over who can put the most money in our pockets.
As NS economics editor David Blanchflower predicted, inflation has plummeted in the last year.
Vince Cable's Enterprise Bill is incoherent and insufficient.
After returning to growth in the third quarter, the economy is in danger of shrinking again in the fourth quarter.
Without immediate stimulus, we risk inflicting permanent damage on our retailers.
Gloomy projections all round.
The Chancellor will abandon his debt rule to prevent even deeper cuts.
The fast track to jobs and growth is by boosting incomes through higher wages.