NHS staff shortages show need to liberalise occupational licensing
Dr Kristian Niemietz writes for Reaction
Julian Jessop analysis quoted by Bloomberg
Professor Len Shackleton writes for CapX
Writing for CapX, Len flags that medicine is not the only area where these rules presents problems – the “profusion of licensing” makes it much more difficult and expensive to enter many occupations.
The need to liberalise these rules, Len adds, is all the more urgent in the current economic climate as both the young and old face bleak career prospects.
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