Families. How tax reform can help us defuse the demographic timebomb

Tom Clougherty, CPS Research Director, has contributed to ConservativeHome’s ongoing series of articles on reducing demand for government.

In it Tom urges politicians to get over their “knee-jerk fear” of appearing paternalistic when talking about families and highlights the importance of strong families to economic growth, birth rate, and educational outcomes. The article goes on to suggest a number of tax policies which would help support family formation.

Read the full article here, or read Mark Lehain’s earlier contribution to the series which looked at education.

Date Added: Monday 26th June 2023