"Betting on no-deal now", writes Isabel Stockton in the New Statesman, "is not only a short-term risk, but a gamble on the relationship between growth and interest rates remaining favourable 30, 40 or 50 years into the future."
The rest of the country may be getting a little worked up about the prorogation of parliament, but it’s another breach with precedent that is worrying me, getting only one week’s notice of the date of the spending review. It will happen on Wednesday, a date announced only last week.
IFS researcher Jonathan Cribb worked alongside historian Claire Langhamer, personal finance expert Sharon Collard and the BBC to analyse the shift in wages, house prices and property ownership over time.
Our new PM and Chancellor have pledged big spending increases before they know the shape and cost of Brexit. "We really should be consigning austerity to history, but we are in danger of talking our way into another dose of it", writes Paul Johnson.