Posts tagged with: Affordability

The War after the Battle

How the far-right may lose the battle, but still hope to win the war As many centre-right politicians and commentators have warned us, what used to be the Conservative Party […]

The Dirtiest Campaign So Far?

How the Right can Still Persuade Us to Vote for What We Do Not Want to See On 22 May, 2024, Sunak finally announced the date of the next General […]

Breaking Out of the Doom-loop

How What Seems Like a Minor Irritation is a Sign of a Serious Problem for Business and for the UK   We have all had the experience of ringing a […]

What if We Shrug?

There are many arguments for taxing the extremely wealthy more. Perhaps the simplest is that while most normal people pay tax of up to 40% on their income (or more), […]

Operation Save Little Dog

  When it was clear Johnson was on the way out, his allies launched Operation Save Big Dog. This article explores what we might call Operation Save Little Dog – […]

Re-wiring for Progress

Last week we quoted an article in the FT  by Martin Wolf in which he commented on the role of the Treasury in strangling initiatives for growth. Martin promised to […]

What the Extreme-Right May be Planning

The wealthy market fundamentalists who fund the right-wing parties and think tanks have different objectives from the UK population as a whole. These think tanks propose such policies as abolishing […]

House of Lords Inquiry into Debt Sustainability

The Economic Affairs Committee of the House of Lords has an Inquiry into the sustainability of UK government debt. The article below is a copy of the submission by Mark […]

The Budget we needed … and should have had

Getting the Budget right is a critically important part of governing well. If the Budget is well-formulated, it gives space to address the real issues; if it is not, then […]

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