Boris Johnson should take a lesson from Emmanuel Macron to boost UK’s economic growth

Boris Johnson should follow in the footsteps of Emmanuel Macron by ensuring Britain is made a “natural home for investors,” the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has said.

In launching a new 10-point manifesto to boost Britain’s economic growth, the CPS published new researching showing investors are worried about the UK’s trajectory and concerned about the government’s approach to it.

The plan to make Britain more business friendly calls on the government to cancel the corporation tax increase, strengthen non-dom tax protections, and give the UK’s cities greater autonomy to market themselves to investors.

The paper raises concerns that UK growth has slowed significantly since the financial crash of 2008, due to the country’s ongoing “productivity and investment crisis.”
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Date Added: Tuesday 31st May 2022