The UK budget [March 1998]

Ashcroft, Brian (1998) The UK budget [March 1998]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 23 (2). pp. 6-10. ISSN 0306-7866

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The Budget is an annual statement of the government's plans for the public finances over a planning horizon of usually 4 to 5 years. However, over the last 40 years governments have used their Budgets to address perceived problems in the economy and society generally.