Budget analysis

Researchers at IFS carry out ongoing evaluation of the government's fiscal position. After each Autumn Statement, Budget and Spending Review, we publish analysis of the Chancellor's proposals and reforms as well as our examination of the public finances.

Summer Budget 2015

Chancellor George Osborne delivered the first Budget of this parliament on Wednesday 8 July 2015 – the first Budget from a Conservative government for almost 19 years. The Institute for Fiscal Studies presented its analysis of the Summer Budget on the following day.

Budget 2015

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his last Budget of this parliament on Wednesday 18 March. The following day, on Thursday 19 March, the Institute for Fiscal Studies held a lunchtime briefing. The presentations from IFS researchers are available here.

Autumn Statement 2014

The Autumn Statement 2014 will be made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, on Wednesday 3 December. IFS researchers will present their analysis the following day.

Budget 2014

IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2014. Slides from our Budget briefing and related analysis are available here.

Emergency Budget June 2010

IFS analysis looks at the issues likely to come up in the Budget as well as at the proposal for an Office of Budget Responsibility, which issued its first report on Monday 14 June.

Election analysis 2010

Analysis of the three main parties' proposals in the run-up to the general election 2010 and of Labour's record between 1997 and 2010.

Budget 2010

Presentations from our Budget briefing are available online. Related publications and analysis are also available on our Budget page.