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Treasury Committee Publications

Treasury - Second 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 16 January 2007.


Contents


Terms of Reference

Summary

Introduction

Our inquiry

Our other inquiries

1  The economy

Economic performance and forecasts

Monetary policy and inflation

Business investment

Consumption

Net trade

The labour market

The trend growth assumption

2  The public finances

The overall fiscal position

The current budget balance

Tax receipts

Expenditure

The golden rule

The sustainable investment rule

3  Other issues

Efficiency savings and the Civil Service workforce

The Gershon efficiency programme: reporting and transparency

Progress towards the Gershon efficiency targets

Workforce reductions

Relocation and local pay arrangements

Efficiency, value for money and the Comprehensive Spending Review

Expenditure on education

Child poverty

Background

2006 Pre-Budget Report announcements

Meeting the 2010-11 target

Measures available for meeting the 2010-11 target

Our conclusions

Delays in improvements to the tax credits regime

Climate change and environmental taxation

Other taxation issues

Missing Trader Intra-Community fraud

Taxation of Alternatively Secured Pensions

Planning-gain Supplement

The Leitch Review on skills

4  The role of the Pre-Budget Report

Fiscal consultation

Notice

The implementation of new rates of Air Passenger Duty

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

List of witnesses

List of written evidence

List of Reports from the Treasury Committee during the current Parliament


List of Oral Evidence

Monday 11 December 2006

Tuesday 12 December 2006

Wednesday 13 December 2006

Written Evidence




 
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