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It’s going to get sticky

First published: The New European 06/09/2022

Liz Truss’s relentless advocacy of large permanent tax cuts in her bid to be elected has created a rod for her own back. While she has the opportunity now to row back and embrace a more considered position on the UK’s economy, the likelihood is that she believes her own flawed rhetoric and the advice she’s being given by a small group of right-wing, Brexit advocate economists, the foremost among them being Patrick Minford, professor at Cardiff Business School and one-time adviser to Margaret Thatcher.  Read on….