John speaks with Sky News about the Public Sector Pay…

John believes there is cross-party consensus that more money needs to be spent on public services, but sounds a warning note about the effects on taxpayers about going too far, too fast.

He said “if you are going to try to add extra money to any part of the public sector you’ve got to say where you are going to get it from and that means you’ve either got to borrow – goodness knows we’ve spent so long and come so far to try and get the borrowings down – or you’ve got to raise taxes and that is something which the nation needs to have a much, much clearer view of before we start……”

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