The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Budget Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March 2016. The Budget Resolutions were then debated over four days until Tuesday 22 March 2016.
Budget Statement Wednesday 16 March 2016
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Budget Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March 2016. Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Official Opposition, responded on behalf of the Opposition in the debate following the Statement on the Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation.
Budget Resolutions: Thursday 17 March 2016
The Department for Education led debate on the Budget Resolutions on Thursday 17 March. The Shadow Chancellor made his response during the debate on the Budget Resolutions, the day after the Budget statement.
Budget Resolutions: Monday 21 March 2016
The Department for Communities and Local Government led debate on the Budget Resolutions on Monday 21 March.
Budget Resolutions: Tuesday 22 March 2016
The Chancellor of the Exchequer. George Osborne, opened the debate on Tuesday 22 March.
House of Commons Library analysis
The House of Commons Library have published a summary of Budget 2016 and the Office for Budget Responsibility's forecasts for the economy and public finances.
The House of Commons Library has published a definitive briefing on the background to the 2016 Budget. Commons Library subject specialists, economists and statisticians have produced a politically impartial, relevant and comprehensive paper, detailing need-to-know information on the current economic situation, the state of the public finances, forecasts for 2016 and risks to the economic outlook – both domestic and from abroad.
The Budget and Parliament
Further information about Parliamentary procedure and the Budget:
More information about the contents of the 2016 Budget will be made available on the HM Treasury website.
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