With Tony Blair about to leave office, there has been a whole range of retrospectives, assessments and analyses of the last 10 years of New Labour. What is Blair’s economic legacy? Has he got the credit that he deserves for producing a sound economy? What are the challenges that face Chancellor Brown?
The Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) has produced a series of Policy Briefings on various issues to do with the Blair Decade, including a look at his economic legacy. I spoke to the CEP Media Consultant Romesh Vaitilingam about their findings.
Listen to the programme (8 mins, 4 MB)[audio:http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/blog/wp-content/files/blairecon128.mp3%5D