A dangerous mix is brewing

There is so much going on in the UK at the moment it’s hard to know quite what to comment on first. But if you want to look through the noise to the things that should matter to investors, you should concentrate on UK debt levels, inflation and interest rates. John looks at all this in some detail in this week’s cover story, but the key point is that almost without exception all UK politicians now believe the UK is “tired of austerity” and wants to see a sharp rise in UK government spending.