For those interested in the macro econonomic drivers of sucess in the UK, this World Economic Forum report provides some objectivity.

Suggests limiting factors to address holding back UK productivity (the driver of prosperity)seem to follow this priority order

1. government budget balance %GDP

1. General Gov Debt

1. Gross national savings

1. Soundness of banks

1. Imports as a % of GDP

1. Business costs of terrorism

http://www.icebreakerexecutive.com/docs/UnitedKingdom%5B1%5D.pdf