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View Resource HM Treasury: Budget Information

Late every November the Chancellor of the Exchequer presents a major budget address to the United Kingdom Parliament that "reviews the nation's economic performance, announces the Government's plans for public spending for the coming year, and explains how the Government proposes to raise revenue to cover its spending, and what changes it plans to make to the tax system." The HM Treasury web site...

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/19990117025512/htt...
View Resource Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is an independent policy research center that aims to "bridge the gap between policy-makers and academics: bring academic rigor to policy discussion, and policy relevance to academic research." Most of the research materials available at this site pertain to the United Kingdom, homebase of the IFS. At the site, visitors can find results of IFS research on...

https://www.ifs.org.uk/
View Resource BBC News Budget 2000 In-Depth

This week, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown unveiled the UK government's new budget. In crafting the budget, the chancellor had to walk a delicate political tightrope by avoiding the so-called "tax and spend" policies which characterized "Old Labour" administrations and still appealing to the core Labour voters. Using surpluses instead of new taxes, the budget calls for significant new...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/uk/2000/budget2000/defau...
View Resource The National Minimum Wage: The Story So Far

_The National Minimum Wage: The Story So Far_ is the second report of the United Kingdom Low Pay Commission. The Commission was asked to monitor the results of the implemantation of the National Minimum Wage in April 1999. The first report mainly considered the impact of the National Minimum Wage on 21-year olds. This second report comes after a series of commissioned research projects, surveys,...

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20060214000418/htt...
View Resource Budget 2002: The Strength to Make Long-Term Decisions: Investing in an Enterprising, Fairer Britain

Proudly presented by Her Majesty's Treasury Office, the 2002 annual budget makes public all the facts and figures of the United Kingdom's financial plan for the year. Accessible as separate HTML files, the reports featured on the Budget 2002 site cover a vast range of topics -- internal, external, domestic, European, and international. Detailing many new programs and increased support for...

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.hm-tr...
View Resource National Centre for Social Research

The National Center for Social Research is widely considered to be Britain's premier research group specializing in social surveys and qualitative research for the development and evaluation of public policy. Much of the centre's work is done on the behalf of various public organizations, such as research councils, charitable trusts, and foundations. At the homepage, visitors can read about the...

http://www.natcen.ac.uk/