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In the current year (2021–22), core school spending per pupil is expected to be highest in Scotland (over £7,500), similar levels in England (£6,700) and Wales (£6,600), and lowest in Northern Ireland (£6,400).
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Carl Emmerson, Paul Johnson, Benjamin Nabarro, Christian Schulz, Isabel Stockton and Ben Zaranko
This year’s historic, and manifesto-breaking, announcements of tax rises will increase the UK’s tax take to its highest sustained level in peacetime. Spending will settle at 42% of national income, more than 2% above its pre-pandemic level and its highest level in ‘normal times’ since 1985.
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Looking ahead to the forthcoming Spending Review, this Green Budget chapter finds that relying on council tax alone to deal with funding pressures is unlikely to be sustainable.
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Our Green Budget analysis finds that achieving net zero emissions by 2050 will not be easy – the pace of emissions reductions will need to accelerate significantly.
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We find that during the pandemic, Londoners have suffered from higher rates of redundancy, lower rates of re-employment after redundancy and lower growth in vacancies, heightening the risk of longer-term unemployment in the capital.
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Most people say, when prompted, that they are concerned about inequalities. But the degree of concern is highly variable, and the concern is not matched by a consensus about what, if anything, government should do.
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Research Economist Isabel Stockton responds to the ONS' latest public sector finances data.
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We find for about a quarter of the workforce (8 million people), vacancies in occupations relevant to them remain at least 10% below pre-pandemic levels.
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By age 27, graduates are 10 percentage points more likely to have moved away from the area where they grew up than otherwise similar non-graduates.
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The Prime Minister's new funding settlement for health and social care in England will likely be sufficient to cover COVID-19-related pressures on the NHS over the next two years, 2022−23 and 2023−24. But the government’s new plans imply next-to-nothing in the way of additional virus-related ...