Robert Chote New OBR Chief

The was some speculation that the Office of Budget Responsibility deputy Graham Parker was looking to fill the gap that the still mysterious departure of Alan Budd created, but given the headache the IFS caused the government with their report into the “regressive” budget it is a shrewd move to steal their head honcho and bring him in close. Poacher turned gamekeeper…

UPDATE: The FT’s Alex Barker has more.




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