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Presented at the IFS Post-Budget Briefing, Summer 2015 on 9th July, 2015.
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Presented at the IFS Post-Budget Briefing, Summer 2015 on 9th July, 2015.
Presentation
Presented at the IFS Post-Budget Briefing, Summer 2015 on 9th July, 2015.
Briefing note
This briefing note analyses the higher education funding reforms announced by the Chancellor in the Summer Budget 2015.
Briefing note
This briefing note, prepared for the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, documents the estimated distributional impact of the tax and benefit changes that have been announced for implementation in the current parliament. It then considers the extent to which households might expect the net ...
Press release
Two major changes to student finance were proposed in the Budget. The replacement of maintenance grants by loans from 2016–17 will raise debt for the poorest students, but do little to improve government finances in the long run. The proposed freezing of the repayment threshold for loans, on the ...
Observation
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Press release
Reductions in social rents announced in the July Budget will be of little or no direct benefit to most of the 3.9 million households in England living in social housing. The consequent reduction in housing benefit will save the exchequer money, and will strengthen tenants’ work incentives as they ...