Tax and Fiscal Policy

The rivalling tax pledges defining the Tory leadership contest


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Julian Jessop quoted in The Telegraph

IEA Economics Fellow Julian Jessop has been quoted in The Telegraph commenting on the competing tax pledges at the forefront of the Tory leadership contest.

Addressing those that criticise tax cuts for their inflationary effects, Julian comments:

“In some ways, tax cuts can help reduce inflation, for example cuts in indirect taxes.”

“Even if there is a bit more [inflation] from a package of tax cuts, that is surely a price worth paying to shield the most vulnerable and boost the long-term growth prospects of the economy.”

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