GORDON Brown, Labour's Longest-Serving Chancellor and Proclaimed by Some to Be Britain's Finest Post-War Finance Minister, Is Beset by Mounting Economic Troubles, Which Threaten to Undermine His Reputation for Competent Stewardship of the Economy

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GORDON Brown, Labour's Longest-Serving Chancellor and Proclaimed by Some to Be Britain's Finest Post-War Finance Minister, Is Beset by Mounting Economic Troubles, Which Threaten to Undermine His Reputation for Competent Stewardship of the Economy


GORDON Brown, Labours longest-serving chancellor and proclaimed by some to be Britains finest post-war finance minister, is beset by mounting economic troubles, which threaten to undermine his reputation for competent stewardship of the economy.

An avalanche of bad news on productivity, public-sector inflation, pensions, strikes and budget deficits is expected, suggesting the British economy is rapidly deteriorating.

The chancellors two flagship policies higher productivity growth and better public services are running into trouble.

Productivity over the year to March put in its worst performance since the first quarter of 1991, growing by only 0.4%. Manufacturing has fared especially badly: in the first quarter of this year, output per manufacturing worker fell by 2% compared with the same period last year. Output per job in the UK economy as a whole fell by 0.1% in the first quarter, against the last three months of 2001, according to Office for National Statistics data.

Brown has placed the need to improve productivity at the heart of all his budgets and has launched various initiatives to that end. …

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