Peter Hain is becoming increasingly desperate as the General Election approaches.
On a visit to Carmarthenshire, he is reported as saying:
"We know the Tories will bring the axe crashing down on Llanelli and we shall have massive cuts."
He really should pay more attention in Cabinet.
In an interview last weekend the Chancellor, Alastair Darling, told The Times that:
"The next spending review will be the toughest we have had for twenty years. To me, cutting the borrowing was never negotiable. Gordon accepts that, he knows that."
It is a pity Peter Hain doesn’t.
After thirteen wasted years in power Labour’s record is so bad that all Peter Hain can do is indulge in negative scare stories to shore up their core vote in once safe seats.
The sooner we have a General Election the better.