Labour govt would not improve UK economy, industry says

The latest PA Asks results show a lack of belief in a Labour government

Isabel Baxter
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A Labour government would not improve the UK’s economy, the majority of industry respondents to a Professional Adviser survey said.

In last week's PA Asks, 69% of respondents said no to the statement ‘Do you think a Labour government would improve the economy?', whilst 22% disagreed and 9% were unsure. One pundit said: "Judging by previous Labour governments of Wilson, Callaghan, Blair and Brown, the result has always been tax and spend, resulting in a poor economy." Another said that Labour has a "record of incompetence". Sharing a similar view, one respondent said: "Labour have always left the economy in a worse state than they found it." Another agreed, adding that "Labour will not be able to function wi...

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