Some taxes can be raised this year without stifling the recovery, especially if the Chancellor commits to a major stimulus package alongside them. We identified four priority tax reforms that could make the system more balanced, more sustainable, and could prevent inequality from escalating further.
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IPPR is delighted to invite you to an event on healthcare resilience, with a keynote from Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jonathan Ashworth MP.
A panel event looking at community action surrounding climate change and what more can be done to support it.
This event, which draws on voices and experiences across the policymaking spectrum, will discuss the opportunity to progress the levelling up agenda in a way that works for people.
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