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David Howarth: liberals should increase indirect taxes

David HowarthMartin Tod recently drew my attention to a short publication from David Howarth published over the summer about levels of public spending: Spending and Growth – a response to David Laws.

As the title suggests, it is primarily a response to someone else’s views on appropriate levels of public spending:

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Liberal Insight: new think tank launched

Today we are announcing the launch of Liberal Insight, the new liberal think tank. Liberal Insight will contribute radical, progressive and innovative ideas to a vision of liberal society.  Our advisory board is being chaired by Party President Tim Farron MP.

Liberalism has seen a resurgence in Britain in recent years, culminating in almost 7 million voters at the last election for the Liberal Democrats, a place in the Coalition Government and a long-awaited opportunity to implement distinctly liberal policies.

This rise in electoral success has come against a trend of the liberal gains of the last century being eroded by the deliberate actions …

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  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 1st Apr - 10:18am
    Peebee You promised change, you promised a different kind of politics. We didn’t get it so don’t be surprised if the electorate takes it revenge....
  • User AvatarAmy Finch 1st Apr - 10:17am
    Hi g - yes, the authors of this particular report interviewed heads about the incentives they think would improve outcomes. More freedom over capital spending,...
  • User Avatarexpats 1st Apr - 10:14am
    Tabman 31st Mar '15 - 8:15pm .........Expats. And the evidence for your assertions is? It's on LDV every day.....We are constantly been told , "How...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 1st Apr - 10:12am
    Peebee You promised change, you promised a different kind of politics. We didn’t get it so don’t be surprised if the electorate takes it revenge....
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 1st Apr - 10:07am
    Peebee Are you really suggesting that’s the answer on the doorstep to Phyllis’ point? No, I am just pointing out that government spending has to...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 1st Apr - 10:06am
    Judy Abel @ Matthew. A report last year by the Higher Education Commission estimated that three quarters of students will never be able to repay...
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