The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
In the first instalment of a three-part mini-series, Bright Blue’s senior research fellow explores how tax reform could rebalance the fiscal burden.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Where is Willie Walsh? How did this happen? What will be done to prevent future fiascos?
The second piece in our pre-Budget series on how to eliminate the structural deficit.
Britain has many natural advantages. We should make the most of them.
For the first time this year, the money Britons earn will go into their pockets, not the taxman’s.
It does nothing to reduce carbon emissions, increases the cost of living, keeps people in developing countries in poverty, and has a negative effect on the state finances.
A double-talking, flip-flopping, party of spendthrifts will aggravate – not salve – public mistrust of the political class.