Cut public spending to boost Britain’s defence

Annabel Denham writes for The Spectator

Annabel Denham, IEA Director of Communications, has written for The Spectator on the need for the UK to cut public spending to free funds to spend on defence.

“The planned National Insurance hike next month will only take us so far. And with the Chancellor reportedly firmly opposed to further government borrowing, the only option remaining is cuts to public expenditure.”

“No cuts to government spending will be popular. But with a spike in the price of oil already pushing petrol and diesel prices up, economists warning inflation could hit double digits this year and the public finances in a dire state, the Prime Minister can delay no more.”

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