Tuesday June 2, 2020

Unions’ high-tax plan has to be resisted

The greatest challenge facing policymakers in the future, including the next government, will be to put the public finances on a more sustainable footing.

22nd May, 2010

The greatest challenge facing policymakers in the future, including the next government, will be to put the public finances on a more sustainable footing.

There is never any shortage of interest groups lining up to tell the government how to spend taxpayers’ money - in fact, our public discourse features such pleading on a wildly disproportionate scale.

However, suggestions as to how those resources should be generated tend to be less ubiquitous, and even...

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