Short-term fixes are no substitute for a long-term economic strategy
Matthew Lesh quoted in City AM and The Yorkshire Post
Mark Littlewood writes for The Times
“it is disappointing that the chancellor has leant more towards a short-term quick fix than any longer-term economic strategy.”
After criticising the Chancellor for increasing taxes, Mark emphasised his disappointment in the lack of supply-side reforms, writing:
“Most worryingly of all, the growth section of the autumn statement was depressingly weak. (…) Investment zones have been scrapped. No mention of planning reform was made. There will be some investigation into legacy EU regulations in some sectors, but not with any indication that there will be a presumption in favour of repeal.”
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