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Foreword, September 2016: Time for a new plan

By Jay Elwes   September 2016

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Britain has had a change of prime minister and a change of government—and now it needs a change of plan. The pre-Brexit targets developed by George Osborne are now irrelevant. His successor at the Treasury, Philip Hammond, confronts a situation in which, despite six years of austerity, national debt is at its highest level since the 1960s and the country is heading for an economic downturn.

And there will be a downturn. Despite the objections of the pro-Brexit…

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