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There is no great surge of consumer confidence waiting to sweep us back into economic growth.
The best way to support the economy is to ease the eye-watering tax burden faced by low earners.
Rather than simply scrutinising the government, and repairing Labour’s damaged reputation, Keir Starmer must offer a vision.
The question of whether the fiscal stimulus is enough, or if it will work, has overshadowed a quieter but potentially more long-lasting decision on the UK economy.
Johnson’s "infrastructure revolution" represents just 0.2 per cent of UK GDP; Roosevelt's plan was 200 times more ambitious.
Against a potential backdrop of mass layoffs, the cruelty of the old system is going to feel a lot sharper.
Putting aside money for the future only makes sense if there’s a future to save for – and it’s not clear that there is.
For the second time in little over a decade, the state has been forced to intervene to save the economy from ruin. This time, it must lead to lasting change.
Reopening could be hit by two blows: a second spike in infections, or the fear of a second spike in infections.
A new approach could lay the foundations for a more productive and sustainable economy.
Britain can afford to borrow at the lowest-ever rates to support living standards and public services.