The Economy

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 12:20 pm on 4th June 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Bridgen Andrew Bridgen Conservative, North West Leicestershire 12:20 pm, 4th June 2015

Governments should try to encourage increased productivity in the private sector, but it is down to business confidence and reinvestment decisions. Although business confidence is now the highest it has been since 1992, investment dropped off in the run-up to the general election, because business was scared that there would be a hard-left socialist Government.