Labour’s record on the economy: book chapter

The deficit in the run-up to 2007 was small by historical standards, less than we inherited, and did not cause the financial crisis. See my chapter on the economy in Ressassing New Labour: Market State and Society under Blair and Brown (Edited by Patrick Diamond and Michael Kenny) published today by Wiley-Blackwell.  Buy it here.

Reassessing New Labour: Market, State and Society Under Blair and Brown (Political Quarterly Monograph Series)