[10th alloted day] — The Economy

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 12:49 pm on 26th November 2014.

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Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 12:49 pm, 26th November 2014

Government Members want to airbrush the fact that there was a banking crisis, and a global banking crisis—[Interruption.] They do not like the fact that there was a banking crisis. They want to pretend that it was everybody else’s fault—there they go again.

I must tell James Morris that he has been in government—perhaps he has not been a Minister, but he has supported the Government—for nearly five years. The Government must start taking some responsibility for the state of the economy.