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Unfunded mandates and taxation

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In mid-2006, the Chinese central government increased the salaries and pensions of civil servants in its coastal areas but a funded mandate in others.

14 March 2024

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt

Spring Budget 2024

All our analysis of the Spring Budget 2024. Includes research, comment, explainers and more.

6 March 2024


The context for the March 2024 Budget

How might the outlook for the public finances change and how should the Chancellor’s tax and spending plans change in response in the Budget?

27 February 2024