Ben Chu

Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.

Services power UK economy in wake of referendum

The UK’s dominant services sector grew 0.4 per cent in July according to the latest official data, confirming the impression that the economy has so far brushed off the impact of the Brexit vote

The left is playing a dangerous game over immigration

One of the barriers to a country like Britain descending into the totalitarian abyss of 1950s China is that political leaders tell the truth and respect scientific evidence. To diminish the truth-telling diminishes the barrier

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