You [ generalization ] need to look at the wider picture over the past decade the conservatives inherited a debt far greater than what they intend to do in next 5 years [ half the time ] yes there was a world banking crisis, but in the previous decade of the economy labour [prior to that] had run up massive debts .. and by massive don't just look at what we owed but look at what they left or in the case of gold what they didn't. had labour continued for another term we would be another Greece Spain or Italy virtually bankrupt with high unemployment and a future bleaker than a nuclear winter. we have had to try and balance out paying off their loans [ for which we have very little to show for it ]...at far higher interest than present rates ...whilst maintaining a reasonable standard of living whilst having to trim various bits and pieces from the fabric of society to get back to profitability and trim the ship. Labout know NO other way than to borrow beyond their means to put on a show … basically a one night show .. because it is the individuals AGENDA's [ prospective MP's ] standing for labour and other parties that have career aims of being in cabinet [ not a shadow ] / "in power" / PM / or deputy PM to the tune of SOD the electorate. a percentage of any work force has designs on making it to the top, most progress through time but others trample the opposition by any means they dig up or employ …! MP'S are the same … but different in a way as they are elected to their employment status to do the will of those that elected them .. above all to BE DEMOCRATIC … and deliver for the OVERALL majority not just a few of their supporting voters ….. that may have the same idea as them ….