Labour borrowed £371 billion in five years to 2010. The Coalition will borrow £572 billion by 2015

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It’s been suggested that my comparisons of Labour and Coalition borrowings have been unfair either because I used different time periods (13 years and 5 years) or I excluded the years 2008 to 2010 when my argument is no one could have stopped borrowing going through the roof.

But, to answer criticism let’s do 2005 to 2010 and 2010 to 2015:

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