Friday, 12 April 2013

Eight Prime Ministers and the Economy

via ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC by Richard Exell

For obvious reasons there’s been a lot of interest recently in the performance of different Prime Ministers, so I thought I’d have a look at how they compared on some key economic indicators.

In the past fifty years eight people have become Prime Minister: Harold Wilson, Ted Heath, Harold Wilson again, Jim Callaghan, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron.

Continue reading And once again the TUC has come up with some interesting comparisons. I wish, however, that the charts has taken into consideration the period of time that each of those people was in office.

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