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Spending Review 2015 press releases

View Deloitte's comments on the measures the Chancellor announced in his Autumn statement.

25 November 2015

Spending Review 2015: Will local transport decisions add up?
There were a number of announcements in today’ Spending Review both promising extra money for transport and devolving decision-making to the local level.

Tax credits scrapped in spending review
The Chancellor appears to have achieved the impossible – easing the squeeze on public spending, dumping cuts to tax credits and sticking to his deficit reduction plans.

Spending Review 2015: pressure on government departments to release property
Vicky Smith, partner at Deloitte Real Estate comments on the disposal of public property in today’s Spending Review.

Spending Review 2015: Osborne gives full marks to higher education
Julie Mercer, UK and Global industry leader for education at Deloitte, comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on education.

Spending Review 2015: Extra money for social care is only part of the solution
Caroline Hope, Lead for social care at Deloitte, comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on social care.

Spending Review 2015: Addressing the gap
Rebecca George OBE, Lead Partner for Health at Deloitte, comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on Health.

Spending Review 2015: Where was infrastructure?
With the UK languishing in mid-table on productivity and infrastructure rankings, and the buzz around the new Infrastructure Commission, infrastructure was billed by the Chancellor to be at the ‘heart’ of today’s Spending Review.

Spending Review 2015: Pace of public service change set to quicken
Mike Turley, UK and Global head of public sector at Deloitte, the business advisory firm comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on public services.

Spending Review 2015: Digital is the public sector buzzword for the next five years
Joel Bellman, lead partner for digital government & public sector at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on digital public services.

Spending Review 2015: Osborne avoids the option of a Thinner Blue Line
James Taylor, lead policing partner at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, comments on the impact of the 2015 Spending Review on Policing.

Spending Review 2015: Still Not Hitting Home
James Pargeter, head of residential projects at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on the housing announcements in the Chancellor’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

Spending Review 2015: Despite the apparent giveaways, pressure on local government finances remains substantial
Ian Washington, Local Government leader at Deloitte comments the removal of the local government grant.

Spending Review 2015: Another blow to Buy-To-Let landlords
The Chancellor announced an additional three per cent stamp duty charge on Buy-To-Let properties and second homes. It will be introduced from April next year and is expected to raise £625 million from 2017.

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