Ours are no longer competitive by global standards, and the Government needs a new supply-side agenda.
Posts by Dr Gerard Lyons
Dr Gerard Lyons is a senior fellow at Policy Exchange. He was Chief Economic Adviser to Boris Johnson during his second term as Mayor of London.Follow @
The importance of competitive taxes cannot be understated. And retaining high standards is not incompatible with growth.
Gerard Lyons: Inflation, interest rates – and the case for a shake-up at the Bank of England. It needs more diversity of thought.
The Court of the Bank does a poor job in holding it to account. So it may be that even greater scrutiny is called for.
Gerard Lyons: The Budget. It was right for the Chancellor to focus on providing a stronger foundation for growth.
Yesterday he sent a powerful message about the need to build a stronger economy, with a focus on innovation and investment.
When he was Mayor of London, I outlined to Boris Johnson how we have the potential to become the largest economy in western Europe.
The second of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.
Gerard Lyons: The Chancellor’s wholesale support for employment is welcome, but he must watch the detail
There will also be a longer-term cost of possible tax changes for the self-employed, but for now these are not the issue.
This country can thrive under World Trade Organisation rules, provided the proper groundwork is laid by the Government.