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Government Capital Expenditure

Part of Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:55 pm on 2nd February 2009.

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Photo of Andrew Tyrie Andrew Tyrie Conservative, Chichester 4:55 pm, 2nd February 2009

The right hon. Gentleman is being very generous in giving way. If I heard him correctly, I think he said that Britain now faces an economic crisis that is perhaps the worst for a century. Is he suggesting that what we may be facing is worse than the great depression of the 1930s?

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