A Taxing Budget? Tax Policy Priorities for the Chancellor

01/03/2021 - 01/03/2021

‘A taxing budget? Tax policy priorities for the Chancellor’ with

  • Julie Marson MP, Hertford and Stortford
  • Nina Skero, CEO, Centre for Economics and Business Research
  • Duncan Simpson, Research Director, TaxPayers’ Alliance
  • chaired by Tom Clougherty, Head of Tax, Centre for Policy Studies

As the upcoming budget announcement gets closer, reports abound of the Treasury looking to raise taxes in an attempt to start closing the significant hole left in the public finances by the pandemic. Is this the best option for the Chancellor now? With public debt raising and businesses struggling, what should the Chancellor do?

This panel will discuss and debate what the Chancellor’s tax priorities should be in the forthcoming budget.