Show 269 - Paul Johnson (IFS) - *Spring Statement Special*

Strap in for the best briefing on the Spring Statement you're going to get. Paul Johnson from the IFS returns to explain everything. This is an enthralling independent analysis of Rishi Sunak's announcements this week and the impact they're likely to have. More than that, it puts the public finances and the current global economic forces into context. How does this crisis compare to the 1970s and 1990s? What can the Bank of England really do about inflation? Would a windfall tax on energy companies work? Will the fuel tax cut have any effect? Paul answers all these questions and more in his typically brilliant way. 


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Forthcoming guests at The Political Party include:


4 April: James Cleverly

11 April: Jacob Rees-Mogg and Rosena Allin-Khan

18 April: Rosie Duffield

16 May: Lisa Nandy

13 June: Gary Neville

27 June: David Davis


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