It means the government can either save money or pay off existing national debt. It is worth noting, that budget surpluses are quite rare in the past years.
Since taking office, Labour had introduced a framework of measures for industrial relations, which included the Health and Safety at Work Act and the establishment of ACAS. These initiatives, together with the Social Contract, would help Britain towards economic recovery.
While this strategy was working its way through, the government proposed to tackle unemployment through such initiatives as the Job Creation Programme. Other important issues at the time were race relations, the possibility of devolution for Scotland and Wales, the situation in Northern Ireland, and the continuing negotiations with South Africa over the future of Rhodesia.
My first words must be a tribute to the man who led us for 13 years, in good times and in bad, never faltering and never losing heart. He led us into five elections and he won four of them.
Now he has decided to retire from the Leadership, but not from active public life - unchallenged and finally undefeated. The Conservatives never could master him. Indeed, to tell the truth, I think the National Executive gave him much more trouble than the Tories ever did!
But if he were asked - and I have not asked him - I have a suspicion that he would place among the things he really values his success in overcoming opposition and doubts and carrying through to a permanent place in our educational system, the Open University.
Any tribute to Harold would be incomplete without us expressing our affection to Mary also. Harold and Mary, Conference salutes you both. Applause This annual report, I am bound to warn you, will miss his whiplash and his wit.
All I can do is to follow his electoral example and lead you to victory in four elections out of the next five.
Applause All aspirants to the Party Leadership, look out. Differences of opinion, strongly held, there will be and they will be passionately argued this week.
But in a democratic socialist party there is no monopoly of revealed truth. Each of us knows that he has something to learn from the others.
It has been a tough year. And you know that it has been carried through. All were opposed line by line by the Tories, all were fought for in the House of Commons by the Parliamentary Labour Party.
Applause Comrades, there is a line of poetry which is a good line for socialists, even if it was not intended to be: While our Conference will constantly reach towards new territory it gives us also a chance to put into perspective what we have done.
I ask you all to read the outstanding check list that was reproduced in Labour Weekly a few weeks ago. The remarkable thing is not what we have failed to do, but how much has been carried out before we have reached even the half-way stage of this Parliament. Let me remind those who wish us to stick to the Manifesto what its opening words were: Labour was elected to heal that terrible wound which Tory obstinacy had inflicted on the nation: We knew this was the only way for the country.
The British people knew it. Our critics at home and our friends abroad knew it. Even the Tories in their own hearts knew it. There is no better way.It also gives the government more room for manoeuvre in a future recession, where government borrowing tends to rise.
What is the impact of a budget surplus? 1. Higher taxes/lower spending. To ensure a budget surplus, the government will have to cut spending and/or increase taxes. 4 thoughts on “ Effects of a budget surplus.
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Macro Quiz 6 (Chapter 12) STUDY. Public choice analysis indicates that it will be politically more attractive to a. Enact restrictive fiscal policy during an economic expansion than to enact expansionary fiscal policy during a recession Planned budget deficit will be a highly effective tool to compete a recession c.
Budget surplus will. 1. Executive summary. This is a Budget that puts the next generation first. In uncertain times and against a deteriorating global economic outlook, this Budget delivers security for working people.