How do you hugely increase public spending and cut taxes without borrowing? Sunak has until the election to find a way.
Posts Tagged: Tax
Tom Clougherty: Tax rises will trash the UK’s international competitiveness. But there is a better way.
The country is approaching a competitiveness cliff-edge. The Government must change course before it’s too late.
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
Within the party, policies of the free market feel old school – and the language associated with it even more so.
Train travel is vastly less polluting than road or air – yet at present the tax system penalises passengers.
Ministers cannot afford to focus on a few so-called priority areas – it will take bold and imaginative reform to deliver fairness for all.
Greg Smith and Dehenna Davison: Introducing ’30 Ideas for 2030′, a free-market blueprint for levelling up
It is only by embracing freedom and economic liberalism that we will make a real difference to those left behind.
“The state should target its help at protecting people against the catastrophic fear of losing everything to pay for the cost of their care”.
“We are determined to reform the social care system. No proposals have yet been published…I don’t want us to run ahead of ourselves.”
While by no means a silver bullet, there is a strong free market case for taxing emissions.
Nick King: Luntz’s polling shows a crisis of confidence in capitalism. Here’s how we can change that.
Most of the media coverage has been on the survey’s woke and anti-woke findings, but there was another important discovery.
Matt Kilcoyne: The G7’s aim to establish a global tax cartel is at odds with national independence. It deserves to fail.
Why should a Conservative want to create a ratchet effect that only ends up with higher rates?
It would raise funds from those who have amassed savings during lockdown, without resorting to punitive taxation.
The flaws in the current system can no longer be ignored. An Annual Proportional Property Tax would balance the scales.
Shrey Srivastava: Why young people should reject the folly of modern monetary theory. Along with everyone else.
Once inflation arises, reversing course is difficult. Businesses shut down or relocate, unemployment soars and we enter an economic contraction.