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Treasury - Seventh Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 13 May 2003.


Contents


Terms of Reference

Summary

1 Introduction

This inquiry

Summary of policy measures

Timing of the Budget statement

2 The Economy

The recent past

The MPC's inflation target

The outlook for the UK economy

Consumption

Business investment and pension funding

Assessment of the forecast

The forecasting process

3 Public Sector Finances

Growth assumptions underlying the public finances

Tax receipts

Forecasting tax receipts

Expenditure

The fiscal balance

4 Individual Budget measures

Protecting tax receipts

Stamp duty

Child Trust Funds

Regional and local variations in pay

Tax credits

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

Monday 14 April 2003
Monday 14 April 2003 (Afternoon Sitting)
Wednesday 30 April 2003

Witnesses

List of written evidence

WRITTEN EVIDENCE

List of appendices

List of Reports from the Treasury Committee since 2001


 
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