April Will Be a Cruel Month for the UK Economy

Bailey, David and Tomlinson, Phil (2022) April Will Be a Cruel Month for the UK Economy. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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The Conservatives have a poor economic record, but Labour’s offer lacks boldness and credibility.

It was TS Eliot who famously proclaimed April to be the cruellest month. This description is perhaps a tad unfair – April generally sees fairer weather and lighter nights, and Spring flowers. Yet, for the UK [PT1] economy and its citizens, the cost-of-living crisis and scheduled tax rises means that April 2022 will be especially cruel.

Item Type: Other
1 April 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2022 13:40
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2022 13:40
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13041

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