As is clearly and obviously true all knowledge is local. That means you know more about your part of the world than a central bureaucrat does. So, help us out here and tell us. From Madsen Pirie:
Legend has it that Drake’s drum, the one he left to the nation, can be heard to beat at times when the country is in crisis or at war. It calls for people across the nation to rise up to defend it.
We’re beating that drum now. The nation is in crisis as never before. The economic heart of the nation has slowed, and it needs major and urgent action to revive it. We are beating the drum now to rouse as many of us as possible into action. We look not to those on high to save us, but ideas and initiatives from the little platoons Edmund Burke correctly said made up a nation — the people who, added together, are all that makes us great.
That drum call goes out to you: a vast army of people with ideas and with energy. We want to hear all of them. Companies stand on the edge of ruin and our prosperity with them. The best way to ensure that our firms survive the lockdown and thrive after is to ensure that they’re as free as possible to transact and trade — provide goods, services and increase our wealth once more.
So we want to hear from you of every tax cut that can lift a burden, and every regulatory change that can lighten the load on businesses that want to grow again. Let us hear of every bureaucratic impediment that stands in the way of renewed growth and expansion, and let us hear of the ways in which it might be suspended or permanently extinguished.
What regulations should we suspend during and after the lockdown?
What taxes should we suspend and cut?
What measures could help restart the economy?
How should we unwind state interventions?
Is there anything the Government or public discourse has missed?
Let us have those ideas and initiatives from many and diverse groups, and let them collectively constitute a volume that can be a handbook for rebuilding the economy, and a blueprint for the new Britain that must emerge.
Please answer our call via the link below, send it on to anyone and everyone you know, everyone who everyone you know knows, their dog too if it has a brilliant new tax idea to shout about!
Get yer answers in here.