Government finances and spending

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The treasury

Policy risks to the fiscal outlook

Pressures on both revenue and spending are skewed to add to borrowing over the next few years, and threaten the ‘centrality’ of official forecasts.

17 October 2023

Interest rate graphic

UK Outlook: Fallout

The UK economy remains stuck between weak growth on the one hand and the risk of persistently high inflation on the other.

17 October 2023

Apprentice using saw

Investment in training and skills

The UK has seen a significant decline in investment in adult education and training. This chapter analyses how the skills system should be reformed.

12 October 2023

HM Treasury

Fiscal risks and sustainability

This online event, jointly organised by the OBR and IFS, focused on two particular fiscal risks facing the UK.

28 September 2023

UK bank notes

NI’s funding and spending

This presentation looks at the NI Executive’s funding and spending – is it enough and can it be reformed?

19 September 2023

Aerial view of Scottish Parliament

What are the options for devolved funding?

This presentation looks at the issues and options for the Scottish Government’s funding, arguing that radical change requires reform in England too.

19 September 2023