Affiliation: 
University College London

Voting history

Assisting Households Facing Rising Energy Costs

Question 3: Should a windfall tax be used to (fully or partially) finance support to households?

Answer:
Yes
Confidence level:
Not confident

Question 2: Which of the following is the best way to address the impact of rising energy costs on household finances?

Answer:
Price caps based on energy use
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
Targeted transfers might be better in principle, but it is not clear whether this is practically achievable given the urgency of the situation.

Question 1: Overall, which of the following best characterises how the government’s proposed energy policies will leave the average UK household over the medium term:

Answer:
Better off
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
Better off compared to doing nothing. Worse off compared to less blunt policy measures.

Levelling Up Productivity Gaps in the UK

Question 2: Which policies could best help reduce regional productivity disparities?

Answer:
Public or subsidized investment in lagging communities
Confidence level:
Confident

Prospects for UK Economic Growth

Question 2: What is the most important contribution economic policymakers can make growth in the UK over the next decade? 

Answer:
Improving trade relations with the EU and/or other countries
Confidence level:
Confident

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