I did say I suspected you’d say nothing Pete.
Good to see you haven’t surprised me.
I guess by that you’ve been supportive of austerity then. That leaves me a little surprised, so you can shock. Well done.
If all it’s all good with you then as it is Pete, let’s keep austerity for another decade.
Which Leave would this be Pete?
I guess that means you would be supporting Brexit then if we implemented the suggestions of the Adam Smith Institute for example.
Theyre suggesing a wholesale re-engineer of the tax system post Brexit, cut in corporation tax and move from income tax to value added tax. The removal of stamp duty and reducing trade barriers substantially with the USA.
Of course, considerable further deregulation.
That would, I seem to remember, deliver by their estimation 5-7% annual growth in gdp for the next decade.
As well as moving much of the burden of taxation from earners to consumers.
As well as zero taxation on invested capital. Good for investors!
Now, as that’s provided a substantial growth projection, is not entirely dependent on Brexit, but they put if forward as a post-Brexit budget, you are now undoubtedly happy and supportivd of Brexit.
5% annual growth good enough for you Pete?
They’ve also suggested that a more open trade policy could benefit consumers, particularly around food.
Let’s not dwell on that Pete. I think we should be happy with 5% and that open trade arrangement with America.
Welcome to the fold Pete.
Anyone for chicken tonight?