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Peter Kenway

Dr Peter Kenway is co-founder and director of the New Policy Institute.

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Review: The Unbalanced Economy

Peter Kenway

Barely six months from the general election the Labour party’s relationship with business is, at best, clouded. The ‘no’ campaign’s deployment of business leaders in the last frenetic days of the Scottish referendum is a keen reminder of how dangerous a weak relationship can be. Without active and enthusiastic business support, Labour politicians on the…

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A New Golden Rule

Dan Corry, Peter Kenway, Steve Barwick

What went wrong with the UK economy started going wrong several years before the financial crash of 2008. During the crash it got very much worse. It is still seriously wrong even now. Just as it dragged Labour down, so it will drag down the coalition. As a result, the government that follows the coalition…

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A New Golden Rule

Dan Corry, Peter Kenway, Steve Barwick

While many of the immediate – and deeper – causes of the financial crash of 2008 rested elsewhere, in the years leading up to it the UK’s economy was becoming unbalanced. The public sector deficit is one aspect of this imbalance. But it is not the only one. Much less discussed is another side of…