This website image was published by Alan Mabbutt on behalf of the Conservative Party from the Conservative Campaign HQ. It is called ‘The Cost of Corbyn’ and it has also been reproduced on facebook including the sum that they claim the Labour Party will need to achieve the objectives that they argue their opponents have promised. I decided to amend the image rather than reproduce the dishonest sum of money which has been promoted extensively by Tory Ministers on Radio and TV. It is abundantly clear that it is a false set of information and what these people are not willing to promote is how much it will cost to elect the Conservatives. So rather than try to make up some figures to counter balance their claim of £1.2Tn it is worth checking out the Conservative Campaign HQ on Experian. The score of 62 is a percentage and very few companies achieve 100 but a great many are in the 80’s or 90’s. I was wanting to check out JCB Ltd to give a comparison but they are owned by a company called Amberlake Holdings who are apparently Bermuda based to reduce their taxes and so they don’t have a score. However Egerton Capital Limited scores 95 which is described as very low risk and their credit limit is £3.2m and their credit rating is £1.1m. Of course no one would suggest that the Conservative Party is in a difficult financial position as it is backed by the owners of JCB and Egerton Capital amongst many others. However if they are willing to make dishonest claims about their imaginative Labour Party proposals but refuse to disclose the budget for their own plans, one possible approach is to check out their credibility as an organisation on a financial basis and that clearly raises a concern!
Just for the record, at least two other companies on Experian do score 100 and they have a very low risk and have a credit limit and credit rating of £10m. They are John Lewis and Marks and Spencer.