Institute for Fiscal Studies

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No 10 refuses to deny Sunak was given informal warning about Raab’s behaviour before he made him deputy PM – as it happened
Dominic Raab under increasing pressure as civil servants’ union calls for him to be suspended until bullying inquiry concludes

Andrew Sparrow

01, Feb, 2023 @5:05 PM

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UK benefit changes have pushed people into dead-end, low-paid jobs, says IFS
Tougher rules have boosted employment but jobs offer scant career progression and contribute little to tax revenue

Larry Elliott Economics editor

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Scotland may have to rethink free university places pledge, analysis shows
IFS says if Holyrood’s health and climate policies remain in place other public spending will also suffer

Phillip Inman

26, Jan, 2023 @12:24 PM

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Teachers’ pay cut by £6,600 since 2010, says Institute for Fiscal Studies
IFS says pay erosion helps explain why traditionally moderate teaching unions are considering strike action

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Sunak’s strikes: to be more inflexible than Thatcher is a flaw | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister should be like his political idol and award inflation-proof pay rises to end industrial strife by key workers


12, Dec, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Schools in England face ‘significant squeeze’ on budgets, IFS report finds
Annual survey reveals further education and sixth form colleges could experience particular hardship

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Education secretary’s empty boast on school funding | Letters
Letters: Gill Vincent, Shaun Soper and Mike Lee on Gillian Keegan saying that the Tories are doing their best for teachers and schools

01, Dec, 2022 @6:28 PM

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How the autumn statement brought back the ‘squeezed middle’
Respected thinktanks say Jeremy Hunt’s policies will shock Middle England, with higher taxes here to stay

Larry Elliott

18, Nov, 2022 @2:11 PM

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The British people ‘just got a lot poorer’, says IFS thinktank
UK has scored ‘a series of economic own goals’, Institute for Fiscal Studies says after autumn statement

Anna Isaac

18, Nov, 2022 @11:14 AM

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Minority ethnic Britons’ educational success not reflected in pay, study finds
‘Clear evidence’ of discrimination in terms of salary and careers despite academic progress, IFS study finds

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Inflation will erode funding for early years care, finds IFS
Report foresees funding for childcare places in England falling by 8% over next three years

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Rising asset wealth and falling real wages ‘drive inequality in Britain’
Young people no longer able to rely on hard work to improve their living standards as they age, says IFS

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Nov, 2022 @6:01 AM

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