The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show UK Economy: A Warning Against Budget Cuts? Listen 7 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/113556/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Paul Wallace, European economics editor for The Economist, discusses the contraction in the UK economy and how it's playing into the debate over spending versus austerity measures.