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Big question: Should we break up the Treasury?

A panel of contributors share their views

By Prospect Team  

Former Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith ©Ian Nicholson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: The worst thing for Iain Duncan Smith’s “have-nots” would be Brexit

“The Treasury is the worst thing in Britain” and “has to be broken up.” So argued Iain Duncan Smith, former Work and Pensions Secretary, this week. Duncan Smith claimed that the government department is responsible for Britain’s low-productivity and that it dictates “every single policy area across government” according to a “narrow…

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