Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:14 pm on 14th March 2017.

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Photo of Callum McCaig Callum McCaig Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Energy and Climate Change) 5:14 pm, 14th March 2017

While talking about the need to balance the books, the hon. Gentleman made a bizarre analogy comparing the country with a family. When he is sitting at the dinner table, can he raise interest rates, print money and quantitatively ease? His analogy is completely and utterly defunct.