Double Dip Misery Index

Despite the news that the UK is officially back in recession, the slump in GDP and year on year surge in this month’s Public Sector Borrowing figures have been padded by a fall in inflation and an 35,000 drop in unemployment. Due to this, we are slightly less unhappy this month. The figure is almost identical to this time last year…

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



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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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