Government should know difference between real-term increase and cash increase

November 06, 2017 , ,


Topical Questions
Volume 630

Kevin Brennan MP: When I used to mark A-level economics scripts, a key aspect of getting a higher grade was knowing the difference between a ​real-term increase and a cash increase. Why does the Secretary of State choose to set such a bad example to our students by deliberately muddying those two concepts?