Economic growth (GDP)

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UK is only G7 country with smaller economy than before Covid-19
ONS says GDP grew by 0.2% in three months to June, suggesting Britain is not in recession

Phillip Inman

30, Sep, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Rationale behind abolition of 45p tax rate reflects failed ideology | Arun Advani, David Burgherr and Andy Summers
Figures show the cut to top tax rate will not reduce avoidance, bring people to the UK or make people work harder

Arun Advani, David Burgherr and Andy Summers

29, Sep, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Nature is not an impediment to UK economic growth: it’s vital to it | Tony Juniper
Our economic system depends on the natural world. Growth that results in the destruction of nature will, in the end, cease, says environmentalist Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper

28, Sep, 2022 @8:50 AM

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‘Fiscal sustainability’ plus rising borrowing costs could add up to cuts
To make the sums work, some suggest Kwasi Kwarteng may include deep spending reductions in his medium-term fiscal plan

Heather Stewart

27, Sep, 2022 @5:43 PM

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Tuesday briefing: Three scenarios for the British economy after the pound slumps
In today’s newsletter: The Guardian’s special correspondent Heather Stewart talks us through the best, worst and most likely result of another chaotic day in the money markets

Archie Bland

27, Sep, 2022 @6:06 AM

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The Kwarteng plan puts at risk the very poorest people in the UK – and growth | Mohamed El-Erian
The government’s policy approach risks stagflation. It is making history for all the wrong reasons, says economist Mohamed A El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

26, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Truss’s go-for-broke gamble means Labour inherits economic mess if it wins election | Larry Elliott
Vote is there to be lost by Labour. How hard can it be to show party would do a better job on economy?

Larry Elliott

25, Sep, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Why the ‘Barber boom’ that Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget recalls was destined for disaster
A reckless dash for growth is nothing new. Ted Heath’s chancellor Anthony Barber tried one in 1971, but it didn’t turn out well

William Keegan

25, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Forget trickle down, what the UK needs is middle-out economics
Liz Truss is banking on a failed policy. The focus should be on the real driving force behind economic growth

Eric Beinhocker and Nick Hanauer

25, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Tories’ huge gamble offers a fabulous opportunity Keir Starmer’s party must seize | Andrew Rawnsley
Labour has a better plan for growth than Kwasi Kwarteng’s sugar-rush of tax cuts. Now it needs to pitch it to voters

Andrew Rawnsley

25, Sep, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Great divide: pundits’ reactions to mini-budget run from alarmed to delighted
The chancellor’s plans manage to be both the best ever and economically incoherent, depending on who you listen to

Guardian staff

25, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on Liz Truss’s disastrous ‘fiscal event’ | Observer editorial
This was a brazen gamble that can only damage Britain’s future

Observer editorial

25, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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