A fair assessment of Labours term in office?

  hssutton 10:52 29 Sep 09
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Is this a fair assessment of Labours term in office or just Tory rhetoric.

It just about sums up the Labour government in my eyes.

  user8 11:09 29 Sep 09

High unemployment.
And perhaps after the next election Gordon will get to be unemployed to!!!!

  Snec 11:12 29 Sep 09

Brown unemployed? Yes but they will return sometime...... they always do, people never learn and that's the bit I can't understand.

  oresome 11:17 29 Sep 09

We have to remember that the economic collapse wasn't confined to the UK.

We are where we are. Looking forward, who has the right policies to rebuild our economy. If we put the brakes on government spending too sharply, will it help or hinder the recovery.

  ventanas 12:06 29 Sep 09

An assessment of Labours' term in office.

I do not think words of a sufficiently base nature exist for me to describe my feelings on this.

  OTT_Buzzard 12:07 29 Sep 09

"Is this a fair assessment of Labours term in office or just Tory rhetoric"

It's a Tory biased assessment of Labours term in office. That isn't to say it's not a fair assessment!

  peter99co 12:17 29 Sep 09

Ye are grown intolerably odious to the whole nation;
you were deputed here by the people to get grievances redress'd,
are yourselves gone!
So! Take away that shining bauble there,
and lock up the doors.
In the name of God, go!

  ventanas 12:32 29 Sep 09

Just about the only sensible thing Cromwell ever said.

  Stuartli 13:36 29 Sep 09

This is a Scottish (!) paper's story about the latest opinion poll (although this was also the situation in another poll back in May):

click here

  CurlyWhirly 12:47 01 Oct 09

Tax, tax, tax and spend, spend, spend and not forgetting all the lies.

  Stuartli 14:43 01 Oct 09

Any Socialist government is the same; don't forget too that Harold Wilson adopted a pipe and slippers image to present himself as a down to earth man of the people.

In fact in private he smoked cigars...:-)

Tony Blair was another who cultivated a particular image (one claiming to be a pretty straight forward sort of guy) although the practice of gentle deception is not, of course, confined just to Labour politicians.

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