Labour should propose a growth plan not spread austerity more widely

26th April 2013 Socialist Action 0

By Nicky Dempsey

The growing recognition that the 2015 election is Labour’s to lose has led to increasing rightwing pressures on the Labour leadership to maintain the essential thrust of ‘austerity’ policy.

The overwhelmingly Tory press focuses on the demand that Ed Miliband in particular commits to maintaining Tory spending plans.