Misery Index: Anaemic Growth Reflected in Minor Misery Bite

On the day that David Cameron’s blue-sky, million pound happiness index is widely mocked, allow Guido to give you a little dose of reality. With the anaemic growth and a high public sector cash-requirement, there has been an increase in how miserable we feel, however the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show our misery, like our growth, flat-lining around the “not as bad as it could be, but pretty low” area. Things will get a lot uglier if we don’t get economic growth…

N.B. Stats bods can check Guido’s adding up here.




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Trevor Kavanagh’s analysis of the Brexit process…

“Thanks to Mrs May and her useless Chancellor Phil Hammond, this will not come without pain. But we escape with imagination and true British grit or we will be boiled alive.

It means on this centenary Remembrance of our struggle against tyranny, we risk ceding non-military victory in Europe to the undemocratic forces of an unaccountable totalitarian regime.”

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