GEORGE Osborne looks even more smug than usual. He says the UK economy has recovered thanks to his sterling work.
Somebody is doing well – but it’s probably not you. Two in three people feel poorer – and they are not imagining it.
Prices have risen faster than wages, so the average worker is £1600 a year worse off than five years ago. Can this really be called recovery?
The UK had the slowest recuperation of all G7 nations bar Italy and the gap between rich and poor is one of the widest in the developed world.
Experts say the property boom in the south east of England makes Osborne’s figures look better – along with a growing service sector...
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