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Complex fiscal issues facing Great Britain next chancellor | Economic policy

Chancellor elected by the British new prime minister will face awesome array of problems from the moment he or she takes office.

The one who takes the hot seat in the treasury will find itself in similar position of Rishi Sunak in March 2020 when the pandemic hit and economy faced disabled for a few months.

Nadhim Zahavi, current chancellor expected to be replaced by Ferma or Sunak government. In his final weeks Ministry of Finance drew up menu of options for incoming prime minister to do cost of life crisis.

Here we outline the main agenda items:

Support for households

Both Truss and Sunak promised help for families for typical electricity bill rising to £3,549 from October, at a time when inflation already above 10%, and some economists say it could hit 22% – close to the post-war maximum – while maintaining high oil and gas prices.

Any package probably, build on or replace £15bn of support announced by Sunak in May, reflecting the continuation sky-high prices in saw wholesale energy markets over recent months against the backdrop of the Russian war in Ukraine.

The Resolution Foundation warned that families will see their expenses power cut £3,000 on on average at the end of next yearif only new government acts to counter the biggest hit to the standard of living in a century. Predictions from Cornwall Insight show Ofgem price cap could approach £7,000 for typical bill by autumn next year, more how six times level a year back.

farm perfect in Tory leadership campaign around £30bn to change Sunak’s course rise in employee national insurance payments earlier this year Income tax cut and bail block rise in income tax.

Sunak has pledged to increase the payout by £650 this October. for households on means-tested benefits.

Support for business

British chambers of Commerce called on in government agree on a temporary 5% discount in VAT on electricity bills and Covid style emergency energy grant for small and medium business.

” government gotta fight with high energy prices and cost of does business crisis in essence of urgency in to increase productivity and ensure cost-effectiveness growth for United Kingdom,” the statement said.

Zahavi confirmed that targeted cuts in VAT and business rates are prepared by treasury officials help retail and hospitality sectors, but not to mention how a lot they would cost.

He’s waiting next prime minister to also offer energy-intensive industries tax breaks to get through the winter.

So far, little else on offer businesses to soften the blow of rising energy costs. Businesses are complaining about the extra workload of higher wages, which follow spicy skills deficit in many industries and declining sales as the UK enters recession also need take into account when rescuing package agreed.

public finance

Investors have become wary of Russia invasion of Ukraine has revealed the UK’s vulnerability to energy and food shocks.

While the ministers successfully reduce imports of Russian gas at zeroUK continues to pay global market price for own gas and for imports from the Middle East.

Fertilizer and transport costs have skyrocketed, pushing up in price of domestic and imported food products. Account import for about 40% of Food sales in the UK.

Investors also concerned what Brexit limited access workers and meant that Great Britain has an acute skills lack, push up wage.

These fears have driven down pounds sterling and increased the interest rate rate on UK debt that has skyrocketed in August in the fastest month rate in almost 40 years old.

ten-year Great Britain government bond yield, which is a measure of for effective interest rate rate on public borrowing, hit 2.78% to register the largest monthly rise since September 1986.

The pound fell from $1.36. in March to just above $1.15 last week like confidence in Great Britain ability strongly recover from the crisis has subsided.

Expected Loan cost of According to the consulting company Capital Economics, £83bn could approach £110bn. budget of nearly £1 trillion.

This is a significant increase and the annual interest bill increases to more than 10% of expenses, but when world takes more deal with in current crisis, investors will be ready to lend to the UK government.

Economic growth

new the chancellor will enter the Treasury with alarm bells are ringing for economic growth. Some analysts warn economy It has already fell into recession this summer, while the Bank of England faces a long recession triggered through cost of living crisis to begin this winter.

Consumer spending is expected to fall sharply as households tighten their belts to deal with the situation. with rising electricity bills, with knock-on influence for hospitality, leisure and retail are still only just recovering from the Covid pandemic.

The recession is expected drive up unemployment as companies come under pressure to reverse post-lockdown trend for chronic staffing shortages of strained labor relations between trade unions, some employers and government.

Country reboot growth engine will key priority, although experts warn that it is easier said than done. The farm has set 2.5% per annum growth goal, promising tax cuts, “offer-side reforms” and the abolition of EU laws in order to achieve its goal.

According to analysts of the consulting company Capital Economics, the tax service Trassacutting plans and immediately support for families struggling with their electricity bills can add about 1.3% of GDP, although not all in one yearbut will cost nearly £50 billion to achieve.

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Adrian Ovalle
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