Torsten Bell

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Torsten Bell said : "It's a very bad idea to be removing the temporary uplift to " External link

chroniclelive Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “What actually matters for the public finances — and whether further significant tax rises will be needed in future Budgets — is what actually happens to the economy rather than what is forecast to happen to it,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

themirror Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

chroniclelive Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

themirror Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The history of pandemics shows that people want to go out afterwards,” “That’s why the Twenties were called the ‘Roaring Twenties’, with new dances like the Charleston invented. The hedonism was in part a reaction to coming out of the Spanish flu pandemic” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, December 2, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Austerity is not going to feel like it's over for lower-income families because the chancellor yesterday (Wednesday) chose to continue with plans to cut £1,000 from six million households' benefits next April at a time when unemployment will be nearing its peak. "That is in the end, I think, untenable and we are expecting the chancellor to change his mind on that at some point, but he chose not to do so yesterday (Wednesday)" External link

bbc Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “While the priority now is to support the economy, the permanent damage to the public finances means taxes will rise in future,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "While the priority now is to support the economy, the permanent damage to the public finances mean taxes will rise in future," "The pandemic is just the latest of three 'once in a lifetime' economic shocks the UK experienced in a little over a decade, following the financial crisis and ," External link

themirror Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell warned : "The Covid crisis is causing immense damage to the public finances, and permanent damage to family finances too, with pay packets on track to be £1,200 a year lower than pre-pandemic expectations," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell warned : "The Covid crisis is causing immense damage to the public finances, and permanent damage to family finances too, with pay packets on track to be £1,200 a year lower than pre-pandemic expectations," External link

bbc Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about British ) : "The British state has never seen anything like this outside of World War Two. " External link

thesun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 15, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Friday, November 6, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Friday, November 6, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “This increase in income from the state, coming at the same time as the decrease in income from the labour market, meant that the overall incomes of the poorest fifth were close to being unchanged in the first phase of this crisis,” External link

guardian Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we’ve got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we’ve got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we've got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect," External link

4-traders Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we've got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 9, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The Job Support Scheme will help to stem some of the rise in unemployment this Autumn. " External link

thesun Friday, September 25, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “It is inconceivable the Government can reduce spending significantly in the years ahead. The politics of the first half of this decade will be about how much and which taxes to raise to pay for the lasting effect on the public finances of the Covid crisis,” External link

telegraph Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “are a long way from being an answer to the biggest jobs crisis our country has faced in a generation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Bringing forward some of this spending can play a helpful, but small, role in supporting our economic recovery,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “If unemployment hits 10 per cent, on historical standards it will take seven years to get back to employment before the crisis,” “Because we’ve all lived through record employment for the last five years, we’ve forgotten how slow general history shows unemployment bounce backs are” External link

cityam Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell diz : “O vírus é perigoso para ricos e pobres, mas o choque econômico que ele produz é muito pior na base da pirâmide” External link

veja Friday, May 29, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “A further extension for the hardest hit sectors, such as pubs and bars, may well be needed beyond October” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 4, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, April 9, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, April 8, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “significantly smaller rises in unemployment, and a big rise in public debt. It brings challenges. But policymakers’ job right now is to make uncertainty matter a lot less,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This approach would show the government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support family budgets and cushion the living standards hit from the wider economic shock," External link

wsau Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This approach would show the government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support family budgets and cushion the living standards hit from the wider economic shock," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "In reality, once we take the economic impact of coronavirus into account, this is the weakest official growth outlook on record. And having finally returned to peak pay this year, real wage growth is set to weaken every year of the forecast period" External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "In reality, once we take the economic impact of coronavirus into account, this is the weakest official growth outlook on record" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The OBR managed to deliver an incredibly grim, and yet still unbelievably optimistic, pre-pandemic markdown to the UK's economic outlook - dealing a £600 a year hit to every household in Britain. " External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : "Our best guess is that 2020 will be very different from the last few years," "We may well see a welcome return to record pay levels, but a less welcome retreat from record employment, with worrying signs including falling vacancies and rising youth unemployment" External link

nzherald Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Austerity will end whoever wins this election,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 25, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Our objective should be to retain high employment with the wage growth that drives allowing a return to the long term trend of a shorter average working week” External link

cityam Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

stokesentinel Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

bathchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell wrote : “And even that average hides the scale of the giveaway to the super-rich,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : “This year’s income tax cuts are bumper ones for higher earners. If you earn 30,000 you’ll be 73 better off, but make that 327 for those of you on 60,000 over four times as much. Our lowest 40 percent of earners will gain precisely zero,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about The UK ) : “The economic fundamentals are going against the grain of the politics of hours reductions,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Raising taxes is never easy – raising taxes with the government’s slim parliamentary majority is harder still,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “And the latest stats suggest 73% of the cost in 2016-17 went to just 5,000 claimants, each getting £320,000 on average,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “New modelling shows that lowering the cap back to its original level of £1m of lifetime gains, rather than the current £10m, would conservatively cut the cost roughly in half,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “England, however, is stuck with the most regressive system in Britain,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Tightening hugely abused agricultural and business property reliefs, which together cost £1.2bn a year, is long overdue,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “This has the ludicrous effect that people will perversely be encouraged to spend all other assets in retirement before touching their pensions,” “This problem isn’t costing huge amounts as yet, which is why it should be closed now – before huge costs from its use, and the directly linked political opposition to scrapping it, build,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Yes, we want to encourage lower income families to save, but the scale of the current reliefs goes well beyond that, exempting huge amounts of better off individuals’ savings income from tax,” “At a minimum, the government should avoid any further increases in the £20,000 per year tax-free savings limit – and ideally go further with a lower annual or new lifetime cap” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “That’s very generous, very regressive, and a strange incentive not to stagger your retirement income,” “Capping the tax-free lump sum at £40,000 would raise £2bn a year while leaving three-quarters of future pensioners unaffected,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Raising more tax revenue from wealth is far from easy, but it is not the impossible task that some like to claim it is,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “These allow young people with the means to get up to £1,000 of cash from the government each year, through a kind of reverse means-testing – the support only goes to those lucky enough to already have quite a bit to save,” “While the objectives of elements of these schemes such as encouraging youth home ownership can be desirable, the reality of their operation is absurdly generous and mistargeted – they should be scrapped” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Taken together, these arguments mean we need a wider debate about the role of wealth taxes,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell argued : “How to close that huge gap without causing wider problems is what our limited capacity for anxiety should really prioritise,” External link

worldfinance Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:07:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The big picture from yesterday's Budget is that the big squeezes on both the public and family finances have been prolonged well into the 2020s," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:20:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "While the OBR at least delivered some good news on borrowing, the family finances picture has actually deteriorated since the autumn," External link

bbc Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:44:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell wrote : "The effect of a renewed pay squeeze would be broadly felt across the population, but in many ways the worst affected group might be those 'ordinary working families' on lower incomes who will face a double whammy of lower pay growth and benefit cuts," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 7, 2017 9:59:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about British ) : “To reduce net migration to the tens of thousands would mean cutting the numbers coming from within the EU by much more than half while simultaneously significantly reducing migration from the rest of the world,” “To achieve that you’d need a very aggressive points-based system and to accept a lot less temporary labour. That would mean losing single market membership, but also accepting the same restrictions on British people working elsewhere” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:45:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Brexit is going to push up inflation over the next few years, and that will hit benefit changes even harder,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 17, 2016 4:50:00 PM EAT



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Torsten Bell said : "It's a very bad idea to be removing the temporary uplift to " External link

chroniclelive Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “What actually matters for the public finances — and whether further significant tax rises will be needed in future Budgets — is what actually happens to the economy rather than what is forecast to happen to it,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

themirror Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

chroniclelive Sunday, January 17, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This plan would mean the level of our basic unemployment benefit would be cut to its lowest level since 1992. " External link

themirror Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The history of pandemics shows that people want to go out afterwards,” “That’s why the Twenties were called the ‘Roaring Twenties’, with new dances like the Charleston invented. The hedonism was in part a reaction to coming out of the Spanish flu pandemic” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, December 2, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Austerity is not going to feel like it's over for lower-income families because the chancellor yesterday (Wednesday) chose to continue with plans to cut £1,000 from six million households' benefits next April at a time when unemployment will be nearing its peak. "That is in the end, I think, untenable and we are expecting the chancellor to change his mind on that at some point, but he chose not to do so yesterday (Wednesday)" External link

bbc Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “While the priority now is to support the economy, the permanent damage to the public finances means taxes will rise in future,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "While the priority now is to support the economy, the permanent damage to the public finances mean taxes will rise in future," "The pandemic is just the latest of three 'once in a lifetime' economic shocks the UK experienced in a little over a decade, following the financial crisis and ," External link

themirror Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell warned : "The Covid crisis is causing immense damage to the public finances, and permanent damage to family finances too, with pay packets on track to be £1,200 a year lower than pre-pandemic expectations," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell warned : "The Covid crisis is causing immense damage to the public finances, and permanent damage to family finances too, with pay packets on track to be £1,200 a year lower than pre-pandemic expectations," External link

bbc Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about British ) : "The British state has never seen anything like this outside of World War Two. " External link

thesun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Sunday, November 15, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Friday, November 6, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Support for firms and workers through a difficult winter is welcome, but it is hard to conclude that the messy process of returning economic policy to full lockdown mode via a two-month, five-stage U-turn is anything other than deeply suboptimal,” External link

nytimes Friday, November 6, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “This increase in income from the state, coming at the same time as the decrease in income from the labour market, meant that the overall incomes of the poorest fifth were close to being unchanged in the first phase of this crisis,” External link

guardian Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we’ve got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we’ve got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect,” External link

alarabiya-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we've got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect," External link

4-traders Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "Doing it earlier, given the obvious flaws, would have saved more jobs, but at least we've got to the right place 10 days ahead of the Job Support Scheme coming into effect," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 9, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The delay in putting it in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost," External link

4-traders Friday, October 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The Job Support Scheme will help to stem some of the rise in unemployment this Autumn. " External link

thesun Friday, September 25, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “It is inconceivable the Government can reduce spending significantly in the years ahead. The politics of the first half of this decade will be about how much and which taxes to raise to pay for the lasting effect on the public finances of the Covid crisis,” External link

telegraph Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “are a long way from being an answer to the biggest jobs crisis our country has faced in a generation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Bringing forward some of this spending can play a helpful, but small, role in supporting our economic recovery,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “If unemployment hits 10 per cent, on historical standards it will take seven years to get back to employment before the crisis,” “Because we’ve all lived through record employment for the last five years, we’ve forgotten how slow general history shows unemployment bounce backs are” External link

cityam Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell diz : “O vírus é perigoso para ricos e pobres, mas o choque econômico que ele produz é muito pior na base da pirâmide” External link

veja Friday, May 29, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “A further extension for the hardest hit sectors, such as pubs and bars, may well be needed beyond October” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 13, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The 6.3 million jobs being furloughed shows in stark terms the scale of the economic shutdown that Britain is living through," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 4, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, April 9, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, April 8, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “The cost of the scheme depends on firms’ take-up and the length of time workers need to be furloughed for,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “significantly smaller rises in unemployment, and a big rise in public debt. It brings challenges. But policymakers’ job right now is to make uncertainty matter a lot less,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This approach would show the government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support family budgets and cushion the living standards hit from the wider economic shock," External link

wsau Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "This approach would show the government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support family budgets and cushion the living standards hit from the wider economic shock," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "In reality, once we take the economic impact of coronavirus into account, this is the weakest official growth outlook on record. And having finally returned to peak pay this year, real wage growth is set to weaken every year of the forecast period" External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "In reality, once we take the economic impact of coronavirus into account, this is the weakest official growth outlook on record" External link

bbc Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The OBR managed to deliver an incredibly grim, and yet still unbelievably optimistic, pre-pandemic markdown to the UK's economic outlook - dealing a £600 a year hit to every household in Britain. " External link

themirror Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : "Our best guess is that 2020 will be very different from the last few years," "We may well see a welcome return to record pay levels, but a less welcome retreat from record employment, with worrying signs including falling vacancies and rising youth unemployment" External link

nzherald Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Austerity will end whoever wins this election,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 25, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Our objective should be to retain high employment with the wage growth that drives allowing a return to the long term trend of a shorter average working week” External link

cityam Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

southwales-eveningpost Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

stokesentinel Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

bathchronicle Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

surreymirror Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

hulldailymail Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

icWales Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

gloucestercitizen Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

derbytelegraph Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell concludes : "So there's a lot more our politicians can do to help the youth of today - from providing better job or housing security to doing something about climate change. " External link

cambridge-news Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell wrote : “And even that average hides the scale of the giveaway to the super-rich,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : “This year’s income tax cuts are bumper ones for higher earners. If you earn 30,000 you’ll be 73 better off, but make that 327 for those of you on 60,000 over four times as much. Our lowest 40 percent of earners will gain precisely zero,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about The UK ) : “The economic fundamentals are going against the grain of the politics of hours reductions,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Raising taxes is never easy – raising taxes with the government’s slim parliamentary majority is harder still,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “And the latest stats suggest 73% of the cost in 2016-17 went to just 5,000 claimants, each getting £320,000 on average,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “New modelling shows that lowering the cap back to its original level of £1m of lifetime gains, rather than the current £10m, would conservatively cut the cost roughly in half,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “England, however, is stuck with the most regressive system in Britain,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Tightening hugely abused agricultural and business property reliefs, which together cost £1.2bn a year, is long overdue,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “This has the ludicrous effect that people will perversely be encouraged to spend all other assets in retirement before touching their pensions,” “This problem isn’t costing huge amounts as yet, which is why it should be closed now – before huge costs from its use, and the directly linked political opposition to scrapping it, build,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Yes, we want to encourage lower income families to save, but the scale of the current reliefs goes well beyond that, exempting huge amounts of better off individuals’ savings income from tax,” “At a minimum, the government should avoid any further increases in the £20,000 per year tax-free savings limit – and ideally go further with a lower annual or new lifetime cap” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “That’s very generous, very regressive, and a strange incentive not to stagger your retirement income,” “Capping the tax-free lump sum at £40,000 would raise £2bn a year while leaving three-quarters of future pensioners unaffected,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Raising more tax revenue from wealth is far from easy, but it is not the impossible task that some like to claim it is,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “These allow young people with the means to get up to £1,000 of cash from the government each year, through a kind of reverse means-testing – the support only goes to those lucky enough to already have quite a bit to save,” “While the objectives of elements of these schemes such as encouraging youth home ownership can be desirable, the reality of their operation is absurdly generous and mistargeted – they should be scrapped” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell says : “Taken together, these arguments mean we need a wider debate about the role of wealth taxes,” External link

24housing Thursday, January 3, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell argued : “How to close that huge gap without causing wider problems is what our limited capacity for anxiety should really prioritise,” External link

worldfinance Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:07:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "The big picture from yesterday's Budget is that the big squeezes on both the public and family finances have been prolonged well into the 2020s," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:20:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell said : "While the OBR at least delivered some good news on borrowing, the family finances picture has actually deteriorated since the autumn," External link

bbc Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:44:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell wrote : "The effect of a renewed pay squeeze would be broadly felt across the population, but in many ways the worst affected group might be those 'ordinary working families' on lower incomes who will face a double whammy of lower pay growth and benefit cuts," External link

startribune Tuesday, March 7, 2017 9:59:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell added : "After this small tweak, [just managing families] will still be the big losers over next few years" External link

themirror Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said ( about British ) : “To reduce net migration to the tens of thousands would mean cutting the numbers coming from within the EU by much more than half while simultaneously significantly reducing migration from the rest of the world,” “To achieve that you’d need a very aggressive points-based system and to accept a lot less temporary labour. That would mean losing single market membership, but also accepting the same restrictions on British people working elsewhere” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:45:00 AM EAT

Torsten Bell said : “Brexit is going to push up inflation over the next few years, and that will hit benefit changes even harder,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 17, 2016 4:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director77.00%EN03/10/201710/03/2017
executive director10.00%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
resolution foundation director11.00%EN11/23/201623/11/2016
diretor2.00%PT07/07/201607/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Torsten BellEN94.23%
Torsten BellPT5.77%


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