Writing for The Times today, UKIP Economics Spokesman Patrick O'Flynn MEP said: "George Osborne adopted an extraordinarily triumphalist stance yesterday given that his central task was to stand up and confirm a wholesale failure.
"The chancellor was, after all, supposed to have eliminated the deficit by now, not be bequeathing his successor – or indeed himself – a £90billion problem going into the next parliament and a national debt approaching £1.5trillion.
"His much heralded long-term economic plan was left looking more like a long grass economic plan. And nowhere in his speech did he even begin to address the central issue restraining living standards for millions of British working people; the mass, uncontrolled immigration into semi-skilled and unskilled job vacancies that has characterised the British economy for the last decade and more."
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