Posts Tagged ‘Exchequer’

Independent review of UK economic statistics: government response

Comments Off | 03-17-2016

Last summer, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Minister for the Cabinet Office commissioned Professor Sir Charles Bean to carry out an independent review of UK economic statistics.
The review set out to establish:

the UK’s future statistics needs
the capability of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in delivering statistics
the most appropriate governance framework

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Government to donate VAT on X Factor charity single

Comments Off | 12-14-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that the government will donate VAT on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity single.
Profits from sales of the single will be donated to two children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.
In recognition of the support both charities provide through their work with children

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£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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Chancellor announces OBR forecast alongside the Spending Review

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced today (9 September) that there will be an OBR forecast alongside the Spending Review on Wednesday 25 November 2015. The government will therefore publish a joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review on this date.

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A Budget that delivers on our plan for working people in the East of England

Comments Off | 07-16-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today used his Summer Budget to set out the next stage in delivering the government’s plan for working people in the East of England.
This Budget has delivered a tax cut for 2.8 million people in the East of England, taken an additional 58,000 out of income tax all together, announced

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Government £50 million boost for football’s grassroots

Comments Off | 12-10-2014

Grassroots football received a £50 million boost from Government today with funding to build state-of-the-art facilities and develop the next generation of England football talent.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced the deal as he opened Manchester City’s new football academy.
The funding will back the Football Association’s plan to improve grassroots facilities across the country

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Chancellor announces additional £5 million for the Glasgow School of Art

Comments Off | 07-22-2014

Speaking at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow today (22 July 2014), the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced an additional £5 million of funding from the UK government to the Glasgow School of Art (GSA). This £5 million will contribute towards the costs of creating its Graduate and Research Centre.
The additional funding

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Government unveils £14.3 billion of savings for 2013 to 2014

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

The government’s programme of Efficiency and Reform helped save hard-working taxpayers £14.3 billion in 2013 to 2014, against a 2009 to 2010 baseline, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude announced today.
These unprecedented savings have been delivered by departments across government and coordinated by the Efficiency and Reform Group

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