Budget 2012 Inquiry: further information including details of oral evidence taken

Budget 2012 statement

The Chancellor of the Exchquer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 21 March.

  • Parliament TV: Budget statement
  • Commons Hansard: Budget statement
  • Committee Report and evidence

    The Committee held oral evidence hearings on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th March. Evidence was taken from a range of industry experts, the Office for Budget Responsibilty, and the Chancellor of the Exchquer.

    The Committee published its Report on 18 April 2012 in time for Committee stage of the Finance Bill on the floor of the House.

    Oral Evidence

    Please click on the links above to access the transcripts of these sessions.

    26 March 2012 - 3:30 pm

    Witness(es): Robert Chote, Chairmain, Steve Nickell CBE and Graham Parker CBE, Members of the Budget Responsibility Committee, Office for Budget Responsibility

    Watch the webcast of the session

    27 March 2012 - 10:00 am

    Witness(es): Roger Bootle, Managing Director, Capital Economics, Jens Larsen, Chief European Economist, RBC Capital Markets, Jonathan Portes, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, and Brian Hilliard, Chief Economist UK, Société Générale; Institute for Fiscal Studies (at 10.45 a.m.); and other experts tbc (at 11.30 a.m.)

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    27 March 2012 - 2:15 pm

    Witness(es): Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer

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