Policy in practice: Budget predictions

11 November 2021

In this podcast David Gauke and Rhiannon Kinghall Were talk to Gavin Haran about the forthcoming Spending Review and Budget.

In the discussion they cover the state of public finances and the likely implications this will have on announcements. In their Budget predictions they cover the likelihood of tax rises across a number of policy areas including environmental taxes, business rates, capital gains tax and wider international tax reforms. This is a fast-moving landscape. In the time since recording this podcast on the 19th October, the Government has released its plans around achieving its net-zero targets and a cut to the bank surcharge from 8% to 3%.