Tax and Fiscal Policy

Lancashire Times features new IEA research on UK debt

IEA research featured in the Lancashire Times

The Lancashire Times has reported new IEA research on UK debt.  The research paper, ‘UK Debt in Perspective‘, gives historical context to the current UK debt figures, which currently stand at around 100 per cent of national income.

The report argues against emergency tax rises to deal with the debt and instead argues: “the best way to manage the debt will be to encourage economic growth – which can be achieved in the first instance by removing swathes of unnecessary regulation and by simplifying taxes”.

The report gained attention in the Yorkshire Times .

Read the full article here.