Moving out of the biggest economic crisis since the 1930s the government has a big challenge on its hands. The economic challenge is large. The social challenge is of similar proportions.
The rise of extremist groups based on race will make the task of building a united, strong nation more difficult. Extremism tends to flourish in the midst of economic and social distress. Therefore a return to economic growth and social cohesion has become even more important now than it was at the last election. A high-value, export-led, recovery is one of the best way to build a rising tide that lifts all boats.