Lowering taxes best way to avoid recession, says Liz Truss

Lowering taxes best way to avoid recession, says Liz Truss

UK's Liz Truss ready to speed up tax cut plan, newspaper says Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Liz Truss, the front-runner to become Britain's next prime minister, plans to rush through tax cuts earlier than planned in an attempt to boost the country's flagging economy, the Sunday Telegraph reported. Truss was considering accelerating by six months her plan to reverse this year's increase in social security contributions which had been pencilled in for April 2023, the newspaper said. Advisors to Truss believed the cut could be introduced within days of an emergency budget that her government would deliver in September, if she wins the ruling Conservative Party's leadership race that is due to end on Sept. 5, it said. Register now for …
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