Austerity

  1. Episode 1

    Video content

    Video caption: An in-depth analysis of the UK's decade of austerity

    As recession bites, the director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Paul Johnson asks whether lessons can be learned from the UK's last economic crisis and a decade of austerity

  2. Episode 2

    Video content

    Video caption: How austerity hit social care and the justice system.

    As Covid-19 sends the UK into its deepest ever recession, Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, asks whether lessons can learned from 10 years of austerity.

  3. Episode 4

    Video content

    Video caption: In the wake of Covid-19, what does the future hold?

    What lessons can we learn from 10 years of austerity and how can that help us going forward in the wake of Covid-19?

  4. Episode 3

    Video content

    Video caption: An in-depth analysis of the UK's decade of austerity.

    As Covid-19 sends the UK into its deepest ever recession, Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, asks whether lessons can learned from 10 years of austerity.

  5. Video content

    Video caption: General election 2019: Swinson on coaltion cuts and spending

    The Lib Dem leader is reminded of voting for austerity cuts and asked why voters should trust election pledges to reverse them.

  6. Video content

    Video caption: General election 2019: Labour will lay 'foundations of new economy'

    Outlining Labour's pledges on inequality, John McDonnell says years of austerity have "limited people's ambitions"

  7. Video content

    Video caption: The children with no park to play in

    Children in Barrow are trying to raise £60,000 for a new park after the council closed their old one.