Connor MacDonald

Connor MacDonald is head of Policy Exchange’s Economics Unit

Can Sunak save British business from the cost of living crisis?

Many Chancellors had their economic vision dashed by political and economic events. The post-war consensus buckled under the pressure of the 1970s oil shock. Gordon Brown stayed around long enough to watch New Labour defeated by a financial crisis. George Osborne’s smaller-state, tight public spending model couldn’t politically sustain itself past Brexit. Remarkably, Rishi Sunak