One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
Thoughts good! Slogans bad! Thoughts good! Slogans bad!”
Barclays made an incredibly useful chart showing all the possible policies different UK governments could pursue after the election
Britain’s May 7 general election is one of the most chaotic and unpredictable in living memory — based on recent polls, it’s pretty much anyone’s guess what the government will look like in two months.
But Barclays analysts have tried to make it as
They’ve broken it down by the chances of government instability, regulation, austerity, ring-fencing spending on public services and more regional devolution.
Take a look:
As well as the likelihoods under each government, Barclays also note that there might not be a functioning government at all by the time Parliament opens — in which case, there could be snap elections, and the only thing that would be certain is more instability.