The shadow chancellor Ed Balls has responded to Standard & Poor’s putting Britain’s credit rating on negative outlook:
George Osborne is now failing on all the tests he set for his economic policies.
A week after having to admit he won’t balance the books or get the debt down by 2015, we have the unprecedented situation of all three main credit rating agencies putting Britain on negative outlook.
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We're all narcissists now (aren't we) so it must be OK for me to see the prism of UK politics through my two stints as a political editor.