ThinkTent: The End of Austerity: Why tax cuts are better than spending hikes


  • 29/09/2019
    15:15 - 16:15
Last autumn, the Chancellor announced that austerity was coming to an end. But while the Government has committed to spend more in areas including health, education and defence, taxpayers have barely got a look-in.

With the tax burden at a near-fifty year high, will taxpayers get to keep more of their own money anytime soon? Which tax cuts should be prioritised? If we cut taxes or hike spending, how do we do so in a fiscally responsible way?

Panel subject to change.

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