Tory tax and welfare plans will benefit richer households more than poorest, says leading think-tank Labour and Liberal Democrat benefit changes would mean substantial redistribution in long term, says Institute for Fiscal Studies Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Poor hit twice as hard as rich by tax-and-benefit changes since Conservatives came to power, independent analysis finds Verdict from respected Institute for Fiscal Studies provides election ammunition for Labour Independent - Published 3 weeks ago
Election 2019: November 28 round-up
A round-up from the campaign trail on November 28, as the Institute for Fiscal Studies picks holes in the Conservative and Labour manifestos.
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IFS brands Tory and Labour plans 'not credible'
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says neither the Conservatives nor Labour are offering "credible" spending plans ahead of the election. IFS Director, Paul Johnson, offers his views on their proposals...
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Johnson: Labour's taxation plans 'simply not credible'
IFS Director Paul Johnson has slammed Labour's plans to raise £80bn of tax revenue through businesses and high earners saying it's 'simply not credible'. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..
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General election: Tory spending pledges will need tax rises, IFS warns Exclusive: Sajid Javid relying on £37bn 'cushion' that has already disappeared, Institute for Fiscal Studies says – amid criticism that he is ducking scrutiny of his plans Independent - Published on November 16, 2019
Boris Johnson public spending boosts to leave 2020 funding lower than 2010, influential think tank says 'Very little scope' for tax giveaways or more funds for services without pushing state debt up, warns Institute for Fiscal Studies Independent - Published on November 6, 2019 Government debt set to rocket to levels not seen since the 1960s in event of a no-deal Brexit, Institute for Fiscal Studies warns 'The government is now adrift without any effective fiscal anchor,' says director Paul Johnson Independent - Published on October 8, 2019
Low-income families will be 'thousands of pounds' better off under Labour welfare plans, says think tank The Institute for Fiscal Studies warned of 'huge' upheaval if Jeremy Corbyn presses ahead with plans to scrap Universal Creit Independent - Published on September 28, 2019
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt accused of duping the public with 'extraordinary' tax-and-spending pledges 'They claim these will be paid for from this so-called Brexit war chest. Well, they are not going to be' says head of Institute for Fiscal Studies Independent - Published on July 1, 2019
Jeremy Hunt plan to cut taxes and raise spending would cost up to £40bn and 'exacerbate' UK's financial problems, think-tank warns Tory leadership candidate has said he would cut corporation tax, boost defence spending and raise national insurance threshold - but Institute for Fiscal Studies says plan would 'amplify' difficulties Independent - Published on June 27, 2019 Fifth of people in working UK households trapped in relative poverty Causes include steeper housing costs for the low-paid and much slower wage growth compared with higher earners, says Institute for Fiscal Studies Independent - Published on June 19, 2019