Our Campaign Director Andy Silvester has written for Conservative Home elaborating on the need for deficit reduction. If you weren't sure why you should care about the research on the real national debt yesterday this piece makes it abundantly clear:
We are already paying nearly £50 billion a year in debt interest payments, just on the £1.5 trillion “official” debt. That’s more than we spend on education – as a sign of how broken our public finances are, the fact that we’re paying more as a result of past mistakes than we’re spending on the next generation takes some beating.
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