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Gordon Brown: UK has to get on war footing for economic growth



Former prime minister will tell thinktank the Treasury is in danger of retreating into ‘comfort zone’Britain needs to be put on an economic “war footing” if it is to break out of a vicious cycle of low growth, the former prime minister Gordon Brown will say on Monday.In a speech to the Institute for Government thinktank, he will call for the creation of a National Economic Council, jointly chaired by the prime minister and chancellor with a mission to deliver annual growth of 3%. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/business/2024/mar/10/gordon-brown-uk-war-footing-economic-growth-treasury

Author : Larry Elliott Economics editor

Publish date : 2024-03-10 18:00:06

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