Sir James Mirrlees

National Insurance is Complex and Pointless and Should be Abolished

Tim Leunig | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Politics
Tim Leunig

We seem to have created a system that is behind the wit of both those who pay it and those who administer it. It would be perfectly possible to merge it with income tax in a way that creates relatively few winners or losers. Doing so is a no brainer.