Jethro Elsden

Jethro Elsden is a data analyst and researcher at the Centre for Policy Studies and author of the report History Repeating?

The big state won’t save our post-Covid world

The big state is back. The Budget puts Britain on a path to having the highest tax levels since the 1950s, and a state that controls as much of our GDP as it did in the days when it still owned carmakers, phone lines and travel agents. Despite Rishi Sunak’s best efforts to contain spending,