Rachel Reeves MP

Member of Parliament for Leeds West

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The Shape of Things to Come: Meeting The Fiscal Challenge

Chapter for Fabian Society book: The Shape of Things to come.

The centre left will always see a role for public spending measures such as tax credits to secure public goods and ensure a fair distribution of wealth, power and opportunity. But a Labour government could achieve far greater leverage over social and economic outcomes at much lower cost to the taxpayer if it found ways of addressing the ‘predistribution’ of economic outcomes and opportunities.

 

To read the full chapter online click here.

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