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one of the toughest challenges we face is the way to rebuild our fragile economy. Let’s start with what not to do. We cannot ever again become so dependent on one industry, or reliant on an over-inflated housing bubble.

Er, what do you mean 'never again'? We haven't even begun (or even attempted to begin) to wean ourselves off the last one yet :rolleyes:

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'I will not let house prices get out of controle' and 'no more boom and bust' are I think the Gordon Brown quotes you are thinking of.

Eric Pickles is turning out to be a bit of a star isn't he.

Gordon Browns great for these little pearls of wisdom.

A weak pound means a weak economy means a weak government was one of my favourites, dating from 1994, i think.

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Er, what do you mean 'never again'? We haven't even begun (or even attempted to begin) to wean ourselves off the last one yet :rolleyes:

Exactly. They've already started twisting.

Same old stuff it's just being spouted by different people under a different label.

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
      • down 2.5%
      • Even
      • up 2.5%
      • up 5%



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