But then he gets really desperate: he says:
Ask yourself what would happen if we raised corporation tax to 50% or 100%. Would that create jobs? So my verdict is “nice try, brothers”.
The answer would be “that’s so stupid a suggestion no one would do it – and no one is saying they should”.
Note: corporation tax at 50% is so stupid a suggestion no one would do it.
Except of course the UK Government between 1973 and 1983.
You know, back when the TUC Ritchie works for had a great deal more power than it does now?