Where is the money coming from?

Publication date: 29 Nov 2019 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | NIESR Author(s): Young, G

The main political parties have meticulously set out costings of their spending plans for the next Parliament and how they would finance them if elected.  This briefing focuses on:

  • The fiscal rules adopted by the political parties.
  • The underlying fiscal position and how it has changed since the last Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecast was published in March.
  • The fiscal outlook on the basis of each of the political parties’ plans.
  • The credibility of the fiscal plans.


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