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Nida Broughton is Senior Economist at the Social Market Foundation.
George Osborne has offered some reprieve on austerity. Let’s hope it gets used wisely.
Britain will need five more years like this if George Osborne is to have any chance of balancing the books, warns Nida Broughton.
The BBC's Daily Politics debate was a familiar scene: of a political class unable to communicate its plans to the voters
The SNP's manifesto, far from a ransom note, is easily reconciliable with Labour's fiscal plans. The bigger fear is that none of the parties are planning for what happens if the economy takes a turn for the worse.
The big news is what George Osborne didn’t mention.
There is less scope in the years ahead for our current levels of borrowing to be eliminated by further economic growth.
The Liberal Democrats' slogan at their party conference is "Stronger Economy, Fairer Society", but where's the detail on achieving the former?
Tax revenues flowing into the Treasury would make a big difference to the amount of spending cuts needed.
Of all workers in the UK, over one in every seven is self-employed. Labour should account for this in its economic proposals.