Thank red tape for the UK’s lacklustre growth
Len Shackleton writes for ConservativeHome
Matthew Lesh writes for the Express
“Rather than shrink by 0.3 percent, as was predicted earlier in the year, the UK economy will grow by 0.4 percent in 2023 and 1.00 percent in 2024.
“Avoiding a recession by a whisker is hardly something to celebrate. UK growth will still be the slowest in the G7, coming only after Germany. The longer-term picture is bleak. Britain’s economy has been stagnant for over a decade.
“There is no bigger issue facing Britain than growth. Yet our political leaders are failing to meet the challenge. Instead, they constantly burden businesses with more cumbersome red tape that holds us back.”
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