Tax and Fiscal Policy

PM needs “a proper free-market growth plan” says IEA Director General

“Boris Johnson’s administration has yet to settle on a long-term economic strategy, beyond displaying a fetish for taxpayer-funded infrastructure and reciting a vague aspiration to “level up” poorer parts of the UK”, says Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Mark notes that while the rhetoric coming from government acknowledges “considerable reform” of Britain’s tax and regulatory system is needed, there is little sign of action to put that into practice.

Mark argues the government is risking “squandering a historic opportunity” if a more market-oriented approach isn’t adopted soon.

Read the full piece here.