NEF in the news, April 2022

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

What is a windfall tax and could the UK introduce one?
Miatta Fahnbulleh was quoted in an article for Yahoo! News calling for a windfall tax on oil giants soaring profits.

Recession warning as confidence among shoppers falls to lowest since 2008 financial crash
Sam Tims spoke to the Independent about the need for a Living Income to support the people that need it most through the cost of living crisis and boost the economy in the face of a looming recession.

People are struggling to pay their energy bills – here’s a simple idea that could help
Polly Toynbee wrote about NEF’s Great Homes Upgrade campaign in the Guardian

Government told it must help councils tackle fuel poverty
Chaitanya Kumar was quoted in the Morning Star on how a national housing retrofit programme could help tackle the cost of living crisis. 

Rishi Sunak’s Philanthropy Is a Ruse
NEF analysis showing nearly half of all children are now living in families struggling to afford replacing clothes and shoes or putting food on the table was mentioned in the GuardianTribune, the Telegraphthe Daily Express and Jacobin

Britons in crisis! Sunak skewered over tax raid — Chancellor urged to make rapid U‑turn
NEF analysis showing that just 7% of relief from the fuel duty cut will reach the poorest fifth of households was mentioned in the Daily Express

Emmanuel Macron’s scorecard: has the French president rescued a faltering economy?
Chaitanya Kumar spoke to the Sunday Times about Macron’s response to the energy crisis. 

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