Film maker Martin Durkin explains the full extent of the financial mess we are in: an estimated £4.8 trillion of national debt and counting. It’s so big that even if every home in the UK was sold it wouldn’t raise enough cash to pay it off.
Durkin argues that to put Britain back on track we need to radically rethink the role of the state, stop politicians spending money in our name and introduce, among other measures, flat taxes to make Britain’s economy boom again.
This is a polemical film presented by Martin Durkin. The film brings economic theory to life and makes it hit home. It includes interviews with academics, economic experts, entrepreneurs and four ex-Chancellors of the Exchequer.
I gave quite a lengthy interview – I look forward to seeing how it has been cut…
More detail is available here.
Update: With this post attracting so much traffic via Google, I’d like to recommend my recent speech on money and banking which comprises most of the information I gave in an interview for the film. Unfortunately, the interview didn’t make the final cut.
You can find the video and slides here.