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Pre-Budget Report 2008


The Chancellor presented his Pre-Budget Report at 3.30pm on Monday 24th November. IFS held a briefing on the following day, Tuesday 25th November, at 1pm.

Useful publications

Public finances and the fiscal stance
Personal taxes and living standards
Fiscal Facts

Fiscal Facts contains facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits and public spending. The tables give current and historical rates and thresholds for the main direct and indirect taxes, as well as benefit rates, numbers of claimants and expenditure levels.

There are also three regularly updated briefing notes:

Two further notes look at longer-term trends in tax and spending and the fiscal stance:


Related pages on this site

* 2008 Budget coverage
* IFS Green Budget 2008
* 2007 Pre-Budget Report and CSR
* 2007 Budget coverage
* IFS Green Budget 2007
* Fiscal Facts
* IFS 2005 election coverage

Treasury documentation

* Pre-Budget Report 2008
* Budget 2008
* Public Finance numbers
* Pre-Budget Report and CSR 2007
* Previous Budget documentation

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