Great to be interviewed and close the OMFIF China-UK conference in the City . The UK needs to outline clear red lines so that firms know the areas they can conduct business and finance with China. I echoed points I have made in the following articles, for The Times, Conservative Home and CityAM.
It was good to be on ITV's Peston, sharing the sofa with John McDonnell MP, discussing the Autumn Budget. Watch back on the ITV Hub or watch a clip here.
I spoke to Sky's Economics Editor, Ed Conway, about my warnings to the Truss government and the legacy excessive cheap money has had on the UK economy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHESBk9FrNc
Conservative Home oped – Thursday’s mini-Budget – and the danger of a declining spiral of tax rises, lower growth, declining revenues and spending cuts
This article was first published on Conservative Home - 15th October 2022. When you are in a hole, the solution is not to dig deeper. That, however, has been the hallmark of UK fiscal policy over the last decade, or so. A decade ago when growth was weak and the public finances were in poor shape,...
It was good to speak on the panel - The Inflation Genie - alongside Danny Blanchflower - Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, Stephen King - Senior Economic Adviser at HSBC, and Anna Wong - Chief US Economist at Bloomberg.
It was good to be interviewed by Stephen Sackur on BBC HardTalk about the UK and world economy. It was my second time on the show, but the first time as the main interview guest. Listen back to the whole 25 minute interview here, or watch this a 3 minute clip here.
As COP27 gets underway in Egypt, Elf Lyons and I discuss whether we can have economic growth at the same time as saving the planet. Plus, find out about little, green Elf’s domestic direct action. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5HVubxBVK3eKWm8oHBwLAr
This article first appeared on Netwealth - 04th November 2022. UK monetary policy leaves much to be desired – and we should examine the reasons why. The last week has seen both the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England raise policy rates by 0.75%. There, however, the similarity ends. For some...
I was interviewed regarding predictions of the UK's fiscal black hole and fiscal challenges facing the UK. Listen here, from 24:47-29:39 minutes.
This article first appeared on Conservative Home - 01st November 2022 Tackling climate change should be high on our economic and policy agenda. Addressing it is possible, although it requires significant global policy coordination. And while transitioning from fossil fuels is not easy or costless,...