Torsten Bell

Torsten Bell is director of the Resolution Foundation, an independent think tank whose stated aim is to improve the standard of living for low- and middle-income families. Prior to this he was director of policy for the Labour Party and was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Tax / Reforming wealth tax will raise revenue

An ageing population and rising public service costs are putting a strain on the Treasury’s coffers. Torsten Bell and Adam Corlett of the Resolution Foundation argue that the Chancellor could generate £7bn a year by 2022-23 with adjustments to five wealth taxes and subsidies