Thursday 28 May 2020 5:30 am

The City View: 'End the lockdown now and cut taxes to avoid a depression' - Dan Hannan

In this episode Christian is joined by Dan Hannan, former Tory MEP now president of the Initiative for Free Trade.

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Dan is a lockdown-sceptic and he makes a powerful case for reopening the economy and avoiding a crippling collapse in economic activity. In addition, he believes the government must focus its post-pandemic economic policy on cutting capital gains tax and corporation tax. 

Also in this episode, Christian looks at a warning from the City watchdog that traders working from home could fall foul of insider-dealing rules; the EU’s multi-billion Euro stimulus package; and new leadership at Transport for London.

Read more: The City View: Trump, China and the pandemic – with Todd Buchholz, former White House Director of Economic Policy

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