Both consumer price inflation and higher interest rates are needed.
Posts Tagged: Tax and Spending
The TPA identifies 325 taxpayer-funded public health employees. Combined with Public Health England’s budget of around £3.6 billion, this is an expensive and powerful lobby.
The fourth in our series of pieces on economic policy after the referendum decision.
You can only come back in politics if you have first left. And it’s better to take the decision yourself rather than have it forced on you.
David Davis: Trade deals. Tax cuts. And taking time before triggering Article 50. A Brexit economic strategy for Britain
We re-issue the new Brexit Secretary’s essay on economic policy and the EU negotiation, originally published on this site on Monday.
Ryan Bourne: The post-Brexit vote economy. Our new Prime Minister must resist the temptation of Keynesianism and maintain fiscal sanity
The second in our series of pieces on economic policy after the referendum decision.
Crucially, he has enhanced the role of our state without falling into the trap of just extending it.
If our new Prime Minister cannot get through a fortnight without promising money left, right and centre, how will he or she manage the negotiation?
If Brexit happens, Osborne won’t deliver his emergency budget. The Commons will stop him if he tries. And he won’t be in post for long either way.
He is treating people like fools.
The UK gets – and has historically always had – a bad deal from the EU budget, which is plagued with problems.
We haven’t abolished boom and bust. Yet the contest to succeed Cameron threatens to become a celebrity spending auction
Alongside the Prime Minister’s social reform agenda, we also need to focus on developing a higher growth and lower spending model of government.
Plus: Whinging republicans. Useless Corbyn. McDonnell v McDonald’s. And: the imperishable wisdom of William Gladstone.
It’s about what they contribute – and take from – the public finances.
The Government should look at other family tax allowances to compensate, but the transferable allowance is the most obvious place to start.
They’re the taxes that are so dull and unfathomable that we don’t really notice them. And they’re raising many £billions.