What the chancellor's announcement revealed about the government's plans for tax and spending policy.
The IfG team give their verdict on the chancellor's autumn statement and what it means for government borrowing, households and public services.
The chancellor’s plan for growth is an evidence-based but policy-lite vision which may end up laying the groundwork for future governments.
The fund is another ineffective competitive funding pot that is neither large enough nor targeted enough to make a dent in regional inequalities.
Governments require parliament’s approval to spend money, as well as to raise revenue in the form of taxes.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) is the UK’s official independent economic and fiscal forecaster.
What are the government’s current fiscal rules and is it on track to meet them?
Fiscal rules are restrictions on fiscal policy set by a government to constrain its own decisions on spending and taxes.
Following the spring budget an IfG event featuring OBR's Richard Hughes will assess the chancellor’s statement.
Ahead of the spring budget, the IfG and CIPFA presented the key findings of their latest Performance Tracker.
This event looked back on the conclusions and the recommendations of the IfG's report on ‘Better Budgets: making tax policy better’.