Commons People
Commons People
Jul 9, 2020
213: Should Labour Back A Wealth Tax? With Stewart Wood
Play • 44 min
Rishi Sunak this week delivered a £30bn mini-budget designed to save jobs from the deep recession caused by coronavirus. The chancellor again came forward with radical state intervention proposals while keeping backbench Tory MPs eager for low tax, small state economics happy. But were the plans radical enough?

Labour peer and Gordon Brown’s former adviser Stewart Wood goes through details with Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth, with an eye on what Labour leader Keir Starmer can do to regain the public’s faith on the economy, including the controversial idea of a wealth tax.

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