King Charles III: the Conventions that Limit Any Political Power

For decades, constitutional lawyers have debated whether Prince Charles on becoming King will be a reformist when he succeeds the Queen, and how involved he might become politically Specifically, his “spider memos” to government ministers, which gave evidence of his … Continue reading King Charles III: the Conventions that Limit Any Political Power

Truss Economy: No Windfall Tax; Public Borrowing and a Tax Cut for ‘Investment’?

Making her debut speech in PMQ today, Prime Minister Liz Truss confirmed that she is not in favour of implementing Windfall Tax on Energy companies (thereby overturning a previous promise made by Rishi Sunak whilst he was Chancellor); preferring instead … Continue reading Truss Economy: No Windfall Tax; Public Borrowing and a Tax Cut for ‘Investment’?

UK Government Will Borrow to Subsidise Energy Companies

Prime Minister Liz Truss is planning to borrow billions to limit the expected sharp rise in energy bills for households and firms. According to reports, the government intends to pay energy companies to subsidise prices, with customers no longer required … Continue reading UK Government Will Borrow to Subsidise Energy Companies