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The implications of different combos of Prime Minister & President

The outlook for the UK economy is unlikely to be very different depending on which of the possible combinations of UK Prime Ministers and US Presidents this year’s elections deliver. Even so, there may be some nuances. This Update establishes a framework for thinking through those nuances. It implies that a Trump/Starmer combination may be the most challenging for the UK economy.

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