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So where did it all go wrong, Gordon (and you, Tony)?

The World Economic Forum has just published its Global Competitiveness figures, and dear old Blighty has slumped from second to ninth, having been overtaken by Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Singapore and Japan. Note that all of those states plus overall leader the US of A have centre right governments.

Meanwhile, down at the bottom, Burundi has overtaken Chad.

More on the UK here, but let it be noted that we rate 46/131 for macroeconomic stability, and the four 'most problematic factors for doing business' are tax rates, tax regulations, inadequately educated workforce and inefficient government bureaucracy.

Other low points: 121st for business cost of terrorism, 58th for burden of government regulation, 64th for business cost of crime and violence. However, we are #1 for Malaria incidence, or rather the lack of.

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Blogger Mountjoy said... 1:50 pm

Brownian economic policy has, it is now proven, been a disaster for this country. Bliar should never have given Brown the autonomy in the Treasury...

jobs = votes  



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