Tax and Fiscal Policy

Extending a furlough scheme that was hastily concocted is not the way forward


In the Media

Len Shackleton writes for 1828

Government and Institutions

Christopher Snowdon quoted by the Mail Online

Annabel Denham writes for City AM

Responding to calls to extend the furlough scheme beyond the end of October, the IEA’s Director of Communications Annabel Denham took part in a debate column for City AM.

Annabel argued that no, we should not extend the furlough scheme. While few disputed that furlough was the right medicine in March, “it is irresponsible to have the burden of paying wages fall indefinitely upon taxpayers, who themselves may face static pay or even tax increases to help foot the bill.” 

Read the full article here.