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Cost of living, Cost of Government(Podcast)

Mercedes Villalba, Labour member of the Scottish parliament, says there should be no role for new North Sea oil fields in tackling the energy crisis but rather a windfall tax on company profits to deal with the cost of living crisis. As the government examines whether to slash 90,000 civil service jobs, economist Jeevun Sandher, former Treasury Official, tells Bloomberg Westminster's Caroline Hepker and Stephen Carroll the plan is not serious for post-Brexit Britain.

May 16, 2022

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