Where is the money coming from?
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.