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  • Fiscal policy, supply-side policy, the role of the state

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Truss vs the ‘anti-growth’ coalition

  • What are the Prime Minister’s three priorities for the UK economy?

  • ‘If you want lower taxes, you need a leaner state.’ Explain why

  • Identify the highly toxic policies which the Prime Minister appears to be picking ‘off the shelf’

  • Briefly outline the ideologies of Milton Friedman and Friedrich von Hayek

  • Explain what is meant by supply-side reforms

  • Using a diagram, analyse the effects of proposed reforms to regulations on immigration, planning reform, and childcare

Gavin Clarke, Emmanuel College

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