Mike Jakeman and Jo Coburn
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Election 2015: Tax levels in UK and other countries

The UK state is "relatively large compared to the overall size of the economy" says Mike Jakeman, of the Economic Intelligence Unit.

He was speaking to Jo Coburn on the Daily Politics about how Britain shaped up alongside other economies.

With the economy a key election issue, they looked at how much UK residents pay in tax, compared to people in other counties, and how tax levels have gone up and down with different governments.

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