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Spending review 2019: Deal or no deal

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This Wednesday the Chancellor will allocate funding to departments for the next financial year, 2020-2021. This departmental spending (DEL) is £375 billion this year.

2 September 2019

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The outlook for the 2019 Spending Review

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The Chancellor is yet to confirm how much money will be made available to departments at the 2019 Spending Review. To meet his promise to end austerity, Phillip Hammond will need to find billions of extra funding.

11 February 2019

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Kicking the can down the road

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The chancellor managed to ease the squeeze on the public sector with his Budget on Monday but he dodged the tough decisions needed to come up with long-term solutions for funding services, says Ben Zaranko.

1 November 2018

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Autumn Budget 2018: IFS analysis

Event 30 October 2018 at 13:00 <p>Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT</p>
On Tuesday 30 October, IFS researchers presented their analysis of Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget - the first Budget to be held on a Monday since 1962.
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The end of austerity?

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This presentation was given at an IFS briefing following the Autumn Budget Statement 2018.

30 October 2018

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IFS Green Budget 2018

Event 16 October 2018 at 10:30 <p>Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA</p>
The IFS Green Budget 2018, in association with Citi and ICAEW and with funding from the Nuffield Foundation, analyses the issues and challenges facing Chancellor Philip Hammond as he prepares for this year's Budget. The findings from a selection of chapters were presented at the event, where the full publication was launched.
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Trade-offs for the forthcoming Spending Review

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This Green Budget chapter sets out the context for the choices facing the Chancellor, considers the necessary trade-offs and describes some of the possible implications for public service spending.

16 October 2018

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Trade-offs for the forthcoming spending review

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In this presentation, Ben Zaranko sets out the context for the choices facing the Chancellor, considers the necessary trade-offs and describes some of the possible implications for public service spending.

16 October 2018

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How effectively does the government control its spending?

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Governments are responsible for spending huge amounts of public money. Effective control of that spending is essential if governments are to meet their fiscal objectives, deliver their desired policy outcomes, and achieve value for money for the taxpayer. A new IFS report, published today as part of a wider study of the history of public expenditure control, uses more than twenty years of data to analyse the planning and control of public expenditure between 1993 and 2015.

16 July 2018

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The planning and control of UK public expenditure, 1993−2015

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The last 25 years have seen two periods of public expenditure restraint in the UK (the 1990s and the 2010s) and one period of increased spending (between 2000 and 2010). Over that whole time, the Treasury has been responsible for controlling government spending, setting fiscal rules and the overall control framework, and ensuring that other departments stay within their spending limits. In this report, we use data on spending plans and out-turns to see what they can tell us about the efficacy of spending control under different regimes.

13 July 2018

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The impact of cuts to social care spending on the use of Accident and Emergency departments in England

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Recent years have seen substantial reductions in public spending on social care for older people in England. This has not only led to large falls in the number of people over the age of 65 receiving publicly funded social care, but also to growing concern about the potential knock-on effects on other public services, and in particular the National Health Service (NHS).

14 June 2018

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Securing the future: funding health and social care to the 2030s - summary

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On 5 July this year the NHS will be 70. In all its 70 years it has rarely been far from the headlines. It has been through more than its fair share of reforms, crises and funding ups and downs. Over that period, the amount we spend on it has risen inexorably. Yet, today, concerns about the adequacy of funding are once again hitting the headlines, as the health and social care systems struggle to cope with growing demand.

24 May 2018

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Securing the future: funding health and social care to the 2030s

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On 5 July this year the NHS will be 70. In all its 70 years it has rarely been far from the headlines. It has been through more than its fair share of reforms, crises and funding ups and downs. Over that period, the amount we spend on it has risen inexorably. Yet, today, concerns about the adequacy of funding are once again hitting the headlines, as the health and social care systems struggle to cope with growing demand.

24 May 2018