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Rachel Reeves will regret promising growth

19 March 2024

9:36 PM

19 March 2024

9:36 PM

Growth will be turbo-charged, animal spirits will be unleashed, and foreign investment will flood back into Britain. Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves is promising a Thatcher-style revival of the British economy if Labour wins power. But there’s a problem with the pitch that she will deliver in her keynote Mais lecture on the economy today: a Labour government isn’t going to deliver this promised growth.

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