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Pre-Budget Report 2009


Report and oral and written evidence | Press notice | Government response

Oral evidence

The Committee held evidence sessions with independent experts, HM Treasury officials and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Monday 14 December 2009

Witnesses: Sheila Dow, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling, Karen Ward, Chief UK Economist, HSBC, Robert Chote, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies, and Martin Weale, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research; Robert Chote, Institute for Fiscal Studies, John Whiting, Tax Policy Director, Chartered Institute of Taxation, and Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, David Harker, Chief Executive, Citizens Advice, and David Heald, Professor of Accountancy, University of Aberdeen

Tuesday 15 December 2009

Witnesses: Dave Ramsden, Chief Economic Adviser, Edward Troup, Director, Business and Indirect Tax, Peter Schofield, Director, Enterprise and Growth Unit, Mike Williams, Director, Personal Tax and Welfare Reform, James Richardson, Director, Public Spending, HM Treasury

Wednesday 16 December 2009

Witnesses: Alistair Darling MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Dave Ramsden, Chief Economic Adviser, Andrew Hudson, Managing Director, Public Services and Growth, and Mark Bowman, Director, Budget and Tax, HM Treasury

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