The Chancellor’s team reportedly wants to cut it from 20 per cent to 19 per cent in 2023. Here’s why that wouldn’t be a good idea.
I believe so – but nonetheless, the balance of risks, driven by economic and political trends, has definitely shifted.
We should judge the desirability of a pro-wind energy policy by the social value added, not the numbers employed in the sector.
Precisely what does Johnson think was wrong with the 2010-2018 deficit reduction agenda? Who knows? The Tories don’t have a clear economic story.
Some form of the scheme may be necessary as an expedient. But beware: nothing lasts so long as the temporary.
Hammond and the Institute for Fiscal Studies are simply mistaken to suggest otherwise. It’s not as though we’re still living in 2010.
Replying to Alex Morton’s column of a week ago, the ASI’s Senior Fellow argues that the response to the financial crisis was imperfect, but more right than wrong.
The engaging, diminutive economist economist died ten years ago today. We still enjoy the fruits of his genius.
The Prime Minister and Hammond must choose between risks.
Without these visa extensions, the choice facing abused domestic workers is a bleak one. A brave few will report. Most will suffer in silence.
Friedman and Hayek’s beloved policy would help the poor, make work pay and fulfil the surplus target.
As Milton Friedman once quipped, we could increase employment by making those working on government construction projects use spoons instead of shovels.