Stacy Summary: The Truth About Markets episode 1292, airing on 19 October 2013.
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Some of the headlines covered:
- Michael Gove: governments must stop lying to children about life chances | Education secretary says ‘inflated’ GCSE figures were used in past to tell pupils they could go to university or get skilled work
- Thousands of UK’s poor in court over non-payment of council tax: Courts across country fill up with people on lowest incomes as introduction of new council tax charges in April begins to bite
- George Osborne says ‘second-rate Britain’ must rediscover its ‘can do’ attitude: Chancellor dismisses suggestions that China has a ‘sweatshop’ economy and wishes Britain would be more like the communist country