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Simon French

Simon is Chief Economist at investment bank Panmure Gordon & Co., where he leads the bank’s research in Economics and Equity Strategy. He has previously held a series of high-profile roles within the U.K. Civil Service - initially at the Department for Work and Pensions and subsequently at the Cabinet Office. These days he is a frequent guest on BBC, Sky and Bloomberg business and economics programs, as well as a regular contributor to the Times newspaper.

Taxing times for Tory leadership

July 21, 2022

The Tory party leadership challenge is down to two players – Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss. Sunak wants to keep taxes where they are, preaching fiscal conservatism, and fearing releasing more money into people’s pockets will onl…

Guest: Simon French