Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:23 pm on 25th March 2013.

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Photo of Paul Uppal Paul Uppal Conservative, Wolverhampton South West 8:23 pm, 25th March 2013

It is not normally my habit to comment on earlier speeches, and I had intended to stick to the main ethos of what I was going to say, but I feel that I must draw something to the attention of Yasmin Qureshi. She began by talking about GDP ratios. Let me gently remind her that during the early years of the last Labour Government, they stuck to Conservative spending principles. Does she remember golden economic rules, and the end of boom and bust?