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Devolved government finance

Recent years have seen significant changes to the funding regimes for devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. IFS researchers have been at the forefront of analysing and evaluating these changes, in the broader fiscal context facing the nations of the UK.

Selected highlights

External publication
This report, the third and final joint report in a series by researchers at the Wales Governance Centre and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, aims to shed light on the agreement by explaining the deal and assessing its likely consequences for Wales’ funding.
IFS Working Paper W 16/05
This paper reviews and appraises the Fiscal Framework Agreement, with a particular focus on this issue of block grant adjustment.


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David Phillips
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