the next Parliament - in other words, after the election. It's a sad feature of politics that, at the very time when voters want to hear things that are bold but true, they are most likely to be given what is limp and false.
There is nothing, I have learnt, that arrests the testicles of politicians as much as an election. While we wait for the next Parliament to flesh out economic growth, the GDP outlook has been revised down from 1,7% to 1,5% due to weak employment and investment. [Interjections.]