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Reforming the Treasury, reorienting British capitalism – new SPERI Brief

The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) has today published a new research brief. Reforming the Treasury, reorienting British capitalism‘ – by Craig Berry, Andrew Gamble, Colin Hay, Tom Hunt and Tony Payne – contributes to perennial debates about the role and responsibilities of the Treasury, and its dual role within Government as both the ‘economics ministry’ and the ‘finance … Continue reading

21 March 2016 by
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Labour and the politics of budget responsibility

Craig Berry

The stakes are high as Labour seeks approval from the Office for Budget Responsibility Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, has requested that the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) assesses Labour’s plans for government. His intention is to show that the spending commitments Labour makes in the run-up to the general election are matched by cuts elsewhere, or extra revenue, having … Continue reading

15 October 2013 by
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