General Reports and Other Publications (Archive)

ONS:  Night club entry fees removed from CPI basket of goods – (ONS:  New ONS Economics Centre of Excellence & Data Science Campus announced)

HM Treasury:  Government response - Independent review of UK economic statistics

NAO:  Confiscation orders: progress review

Audit Scotland:  Councils have coped to date, but further cuts are not enough to address the challenge they face

WAO:  Financial management & governance of community & town councils needs further improvement

LGO welcomes commitment to giving parents a route to an independent ombudsman

NO:  Delays to Disabled Facilities Grant process have major impact on people’s lives

PC&PE:  Brain tumour research funding inadequate and not given sufficient priority

PC&PE:  Motoring offences undetected due to fewer specialist traffic officers

PC&PE:  Deepening concerns over financial future of national health service

DWP:  Record high of 31.42m people in work  - (DWP:  New milestone hit as Work Programme helps half a million into jobs)

Land Registry publishes Overseas Companies data

ScotGov:  Affordable homes surge – (ScotGov:  Fear of crime continues to fall ~ ScotGov:  Conference hotspots revealed)

Scotland Office:  March Labour Market Statistics for Scotland ~ ScotGov:  First release of Scottish Government workforce statistics ~ Scottish employment continues to rise)

IFS:   Budget 2016

Civitas:  Rein in judicial supremacy with a new oath of allegiance to uphold Parliament

Chatham House:  Oxford University Press to publish International Affairs

PX:  Raise road tax on new diesel cars to improve air quality, says Policy Exchange – (PX:  Locate police in London Underground ticket offices, says think tank)

IEA:  Mark Littlewood on the EU referendum – (IEA:  HS3 is a political gimmick and will do little to reduce travel times ~ IEA’s response to Budget 2016)

JRF:  Northern Ireland risks falling behind Great Britain in economic recovery – (JRF:  Chancellor's Budget giveaways failed to support an all-out assault on poverty)

NLGN:  Simon Parker response to the budget – (NLGN:  Take short term politics out of the NHS - Commission calls for new approach to health)

IPPR:  Budget 2016 - Further social security cuts for disabled & low income families fund regressive tax cuts ~ IPPR:  Budget 2016 - Giving schools more independence won’t fix the urgent need to raise standards ~ IPPR Budget 2016: Public sector pensions savings will make it harder for schools & hospitals to balance their books ~ IPPR Budget 2016: ‘Help to save’ scheme: new scheme needs to be accessible to the poorest to be effective ~ IPPR:  Further cuts to government spending to make the sums add up are damaging Britain’s economy ~ IPPR North Budget reaction: Northern Powerhouse, business rates, devolution, schools ~ IPPR Scotland:  Oil & gas – help today welcomed, help tomorrow needed)

The Adam Smith Institute’s reaction to the 2016 Budget

NIESR Comment on 2016 Budget

Demos Responds to the 2016 Budget

CBI: Budget 2016

CIPD survey highlights the need for more action by employers to address gender inequality – (CIPD: Third of UK employees disappointed with their career progression ~ CIPD:  Budget 2016: Chancellor’s ‘forgotten workforce’ fuels Britain’s productivity problem)

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