Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:44 pm on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Chair, International Trade Committee 4:44 pm, 8th March 2017

By mentioning John Maynard Keynes, the hon. Gentleman tempts me too much. Surely, John Maynard Keynes would have eschewed austerity and looked for a fiscal stimulus instead. That is what the Government, and particularly the previous Chancellor, should have been doing, rather than the austerity cult we have had for years.