Tax hikes will kill-off the economic recovery
Mark Littlewood writes for The Times
Professor Len Shackleton writes for The Telegraph
Len said: “Public borrowing may have fallen in July, but it must come down much further. Yet the Government wants permanent increases in spending on social care, the health service, infrastructure, the military, “levelling up” and much else. So should taxes rise? No, they shouldn’t. High taxes deter enterprise, investment and innovation. At the margin, they discourage people from working as much as they might otherwise do“.
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