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Budget 2020 expert comment - closing the "tax gap"

" A single auditor working on self-assessment returns can bring in enough revenue to pay for their own salary, and that of four nurses too." The Chancellor has announced plans to employ 1300 additional auditors, expected to bring in an average of £770m a year over the next five years by improving compliance with the tax rules. Dr Arun Advani of Warwick Economics and CAGE explains the "tax gap" and why closing it is important.

Brexit Day - what next for the UK? Expert comment.

"the UK now needs to focus sharply on its future, and to work out how, in this new world, it can secure prosperity for all its citizens. That is of first-order importance." Professor Abhinay Muthoo, Dean of Warwick in London, comments on the forthcoming negotiations.

Expert comment: Many poorer countries suffer a double burden of malnutrition

Dr Rishi Caleyachetty from Warwick Medical School, comments on the Lancet report published today.

Can a woman ever consent to her own murder? Expert comment on the Grace Millane verdict

During the Grace Millane murder trial, the defendant attempted to introduce ‘rough sex’ or ‘sex game gone wrong’ as a defence. Dr Laura Lammasniemi from Warwick Law School explains why efforts to use this defence are troublesome from a legal perspective.

Fri 22 Nov 2019, 15:14 | Tags: Expert comment, Policy, Research, Law, Faculty of Social Science, Gender

Professor Azrini Wahidin comments on recent prison policy announcements

The Government has announced plans to create 10,000 new prison places and to crack down on criminal activity behind bars. Professor Azrini Wahidin questions whether these measures will be effective.

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