Knocking on the door of Downing Street
There’s less than 24 hours from polling day and it seems we’re no clearer to what colour, or colours, the next Government will be.
Latest polls place the Tories slightly ahead but still short of an outright majority – and we all know polls can be notoriously unreliable.
Such uncertainty can be unsettling for the economy, although we seem to have escaped lightly so far.
Recent figures from the Nationwide show that the property market has remained strong with the annual rate of house price growth climbing.
Prices rose by 1% from March to April to £193,048 – the highest increase since June 2014.
The country’s services sector recorded it fastest growth in eight months during April, according to the influential Markit/Cips Purchasing Managers’ Index although growth slowed for construction and manufacturing.
Whatever happens at the ballot box tomorrow, it is vital that politicians resolve any post-election wrangles as quickly as possible.
A smooth transition would give confidence to businesses as well as consumers and ensure that the economy can continue to grow in the months and years ahead.
There’s less than 24 hours from polling day and it seems we’re no clearer to what colour, or colours, the…