Industry (Government Support)

Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 1:37 pm on 16th June 2010.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Labour, Chesterfield 1:37 pm, 16th June 2010

The Secretary of State will know that he is viewed, in his own party at least, as an economic Nostradamus. Does he seriously expect us to believe that the Office for Budget Responsibility report told him something of which, even with that huge brain of his, he was previously unaware? Most serious financial journalists are saying that the report showed that the previous Government's forecasts were accurate, so is he seriously telling the House that it led him to a policy so totally different from the one he had been campaigning on for all those months?

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