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Across England as a whole, spending by councils on social care per adult resident fell by 11% in real-terms between 2009–10 and 2015–16. Published figures suggest around six-in-seven councils made at least some cut to their social care spending per adult resident, and one-in-ten made cuts of ...
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Across England as a whole, spending by councils on social care per adult resident fell by 11% in real-terms between 2009–10 and 2015–16. Published figures suggest around six-in-seven councils made at least some cut to their social care spending per adult resident, and one-in-ten made cuts of ...
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During the Great Recession, public sector pay increased relative to that of private sector workers. The gap in pay between public and private sector workers has since fallen back to pre-crisis levels as the pay and pensions of public sector workers have been squeezed since 2010. Nevertheless, in ...
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The business rates revaluation taking effect this April is designed to be revenue neutral across England as a whole. But business rates in London are set to rise by about 11% above inflation in the next five years while rates in the North will fall by 10%. Even so average rates bills in the North ...
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Andrew Hood and Tom Waters
These are among the findings of a new report by IFS researchers published today, Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK: 2016–17 to 2021–22, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The research uses data on household incomes from the Family Resources Survey, together with OBR ...
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School funding is in the headlines again as the government tries to rationalise the current system. This rationalisation is long overdue but it is happening at a time when funding is tighter than at any time over the last 30 years. The inevitable result is that some schools will lose out. But the ...
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School funding is in the headlines again as the government tries to rationalise the current system. This rationalisation is long overdue but it is happening at a time when funding is tighter than at any time over the last 30 years. The inevitable result is that some schools will lose out. But the ...
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School funding is in the headlines again as the government tries to rationalise the current system. This rationalisation is long overdue but it is happening at a time when funding is tighter than at any time over the last 30 years. The inevitable result is that some schools will lose out. But the ...
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School funding is in the headlines again as the government tries to rationalise the current system. This rationalisation is long overdue but it is happening at a time when funding is tighter than at any time over the last 30 years. The inevitable result is that some schools will lose out. But the ...
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A CIOT, IFS and IfG press release.
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New analysis shows that for men low hourly wages and low hours of work increasingly go together. This has become an important driver of inequality in their pay.
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Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
New IFS analysis examines the importance of inheritance amongst different cohorts.
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New IFS analysis examines the importance of inheritance amongst different cohorts.
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Automatic enrolment – where employers have to enrol employees into a workplace pension scheme, from which employees can then choose to leave – increased pension saving by £2.5 billion per year by April 2015.
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In this Autumn Statement lower growth forecasts will push up forecast government borrowing and debt. By 2019–20 our central estimate is that, with no policy change, lower growth could result in tax revenues being £31 billion lower than forecast in the Budget. This might be offset by £6 billion ...
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Press Release for IFS Report 'A time of revolution: British local government finance in the 2010s'
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Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), The Institute for Government (IfG), and Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) have written to the Chancellor listing immediate changes they believe will improve and simplify the making of tax policy and ultimately improve the UK’s tax system
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Jonathan Cribb, Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce
In their early 30s, people born in the early 1980s have average (median) net household wealth of £27,000 per adult - about half the median wealth that those born in the 1970s had at around the same age (£53,000).
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Given the plans and forecasts set out in the UK government’s March 2016 budget, the Welsh Government’s budget could be cut by 3.2% in real terms over the next three years, with cuts largest in 2018-19 and 2019–20. If the Welsh Government chooses to protect the NHS budget in the same way as ...
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Monica Costa Dias, William Elming and Robert Joyce
On average women in paid work receive about 18% less per hour than men. IFS research published today, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, shows that the wage gap is much smaller when comparing young women – before they become mothers – to their male counterparts. But the gap widens ...