Sunday, 2 December 2012

Recession what Recession!

Today's article in the Telewag today gives us a glimpse of the mess the Tories have been making their in communication of economic policy.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/edmundconway/9716174/Prosperity-across-the-South-is-hiding-a-recession-in-much-of-Britain.html

By focusing on GDP (overall growth) the Tory party is under selling the strong performance of the private sector, This hidden good news story need airtime.  If we want to shrink the public sector (over half the economy) we are not going to get GDP growth, but to present this as bad news is self defeating. The government should start to focus on the positives and specifically the growth we are seeing in the private sector.

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