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10 OCT 2019 Explainer

Access talks with the civil service

Access talks are meetings between the civil service and opposition parties, held in the run-up to a general election.

Inside Briefing podcast

Giles Winn, a former Treasury special adviser, joins the podcast team to reveal what really goes into planning a big fiscal statement.

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