Why the government should end punitive Universal Credit tax rates

Alfie Stirling writes for New Statesman

Alfie Stirling writes for New Statesman about the government’s new proposals for UK economic recovery:

There are many reasons to believe the UK economy is not about to bounce back” of its own accord. Restrictions on travel and social distancing will disrupt services such as hospitality and tourism for months to come. Meanwhile, much of the savings accumulated during lockdown are concentrated among those least likely to increase their spending in a hurry.”

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