Tax and Fiscal Policy

General Election Tax Rise Denials Look Suspect


In the Media

Matthew Lesh writes for City AM

In the Media

Matthew Lesh quoted in Guido Fawkes

Julian Jessop quoted in The i

IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop has been quoted in The i responding to the Labour Party’s pledge not to raise general taxes if they win the General Election.

Julian said:

It is hard for any party to credibly rule out tax rises, given the many and increasing demands on public services. But it is even more difficult for Labour given the extra pressure for more spending from its core supporters and, perhaps, their greater willingness to see the tax burden rise further to pay for this.”

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