Len Shackleton writes for Prospect Magazine

Len Shackleton, Editorial Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for Prospect Magazine on the government’s industrial strategy.

In his article Len makes the case that if you want to boost productivity, think properly about the limits of regulation. On the railways, persistent strikes prevent staffing changes which would boost productivity; ministers shrug their shoulders. Absurd regulatory interventions and a new price cap have extinguished competition in energy markets. Planning rules continue to stymie attempts to boost housing output. And we seemingly intend to guarantee all existing EU regulations from here to eternity.

Read the full article here.