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The road to recovery—Prospect’s new report

By Jay Elwes  

How do we escape the Covid trap? GDP has plunged. Huge numbers of people still rely on government support. The deficit has swollen far beyond the limits that any previous Conservative chancellor has ever dared go. The UK economy now faces a wide array of problems, questions and threats, not least from inflation, which threatens to return.

In the following pages, economic experts and policymakers take a close look at the problems Britain now confronts. The lead essay, by the former senior government adviser Vicky Pryce, looks at the twin challenges of Covid and—in case you’d forgotten about…

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