Public attitudes on taxation
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.