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Government Capital Expenditure

Part of Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 2nd February 2009.

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Photo of David Gauke David Gauke Shadow Minister (Treasury) 5:30 pm, 2nd February 2009

The hon. Gentleman is making the Keynesian, expansionary argument, and I will address that. I merely point out that, in early November, the Liberal Democrats were the party of fiscal conservatism and that they now appear to be outflanking the Government in their desire for fiscal expansion.

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