|Date:||15 March 2010|
|Contacts:||Robert Chote , Carl Emmerson , Stuart Adam , Gemma Tetlow , Mike Brewer and James Browne|
The Chancellor delivered his Budget statement on Wednesday 24th March 2010.
On Thursday 25th March, the day following the Budget, the Institute for Fiscal Studies held a lunchtime briefing. Download presentations here:
The IFS Green Budget 2010 assesses key questions that the Chancellor has to confront in drawing up his 2010 Budget statement. The areas covered are fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus and the consumer, options for fiscal tightening: tax increases and benefit cuts, public spending and the public finances, public sector pay and pensions, support for research and innovation, potential cuts to public services and reforming the UK's fiscal institutions . Published in collaboration with Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth, the Green Budget also discusses the UK's productive capacity, the economic outlook and the public finances and sterling.
Our "observations" allow us to provide an immediate reaction to policy changes and debate, without issuing a full press release. Recent observations include the following:
The Treasury's Budget 2010 page links to previous and current Budget documentation.