This is an important read from City University’s Prof. Richard Murphy in the Conversation. It argues that Theresa May has read the economic runes and called an election while she still confidently can.
This article highlights the economic evidence of seriously darkening clouds over the Brexit negotiations in the years ahead.
For sure, the Conservatives have squandered economic opportunity, ratcheted up the pain of austerity. But the country is still precariously in debt with the downside risks of Brexit still to unfold.
So is there a chance of a left-wing coalition beating May?