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Lords Economic Affairs Committee questions George Osborne

08 December 2011

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will appear before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee on Thursday 8 December when they will quiz him about the economic outlook.

Issues

The committee is expected to question the Chancellor on issues including:

  • Why the Government seems to think that fiscal stimulus would do more harm than good;
  • The impact on the UK of the eurozone crisis
  • What can be done to promote private sector growth
  • Whether the Monetary Policy Committee should be tougher on inflation
  • The Office of Budget Responsibility's forecast for GDP

The evidence session will start at 10.30am, Thursday 8 December in Committee Room 1 of the House of Lords.

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