Latest Issue

It’s a policy knockout

What policy do people most want the government to pursue in 2013? There's a clear winner

By Peter Kellner   January 2013

To view a full sized version, click here

In the end it comes down to a choice of which to punish: the world’s poorest people, or some of the world’s richest companies. By a clear margin, the public thinks the top priority for Britain in 2013 is to crack down on companies that use accounting ploys to avoid paying taxes here on profits made within the country.

That is the outcome of a unique polling exercise that YouGov has conducted for Prospect. We asked people to consider…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect