Read Portland’s analysis of the 2013 Spending Review prepared by our Chief Economic Adviser, Kitty Ussher.
Kitty’s analysis highlights how the 2013 Spending Review precipitated a realignment in the political debate. Dividing lines have now shifted from the speed of deficit reduction to levels of capital investment and more fundamental structural reforms. Her analysis provides an in-depth look at the main policy decisions, battleground issues, distributional impact and capital spend.
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