Economy: Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:37 pm on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Skidelsky Lord Skidelsky Crossbench 7:37 pm, 13th November 2018

I intervene simply because the noble Baroness mentioned me. I am not against fiscal responsibility. Why on earth does she think that I am? I think that fiscal responsibility includes preventing crises, such as the one in 2008, and taking the right measures when a crisis has happened to restore the economy. I am not against fiscal responsibility. In fact, who is?