A people's budget

September 2020

This report looks at public attitudes towards tax rises from the cross-party think tank Demos. The report is the most comprehensive UK study to date of public attitudes towards tax rises, based on polling and deliberative groups. It found that a large majority of the public are supportive of progressive tax rises, especially 2019 Conservative voters.

A tax calculator has also been developed so people can choose different possible changes to the tax system and see how much revenue it would raise at tax.demos.co.uk.

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