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Ryan Bourne

R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics
March 12, 2020
Commentary

Sunak’s Budget Marks the Tories’ Final Retreat From Thatcherism

For arguably the first time since 1979, this week’s Budget explicitly endorsed two policy principles Conservatives have long rejected: that governments should use public spending to steer the macroeconomy and that activist government can drive innovation and long‐​run growth.

UK Telegraph