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Gov't-PM & Chancellor 'Reaffirmed Commitment' To Independent OBR


Following OBR's readout of today's meeting between the organisation's chair and PM Truss and Chancellor Kwarteng, the gov't releases its own readout:

  • "This morning the Prime Minister Liz Truss and Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng met with the OBR’s Budget Responsibility Committee, including the Chair Richard Hughes, at No10 Downing Street."
  • "They discussed the process for the upcoming economic and fiscal forecast, which will be published on 23 November, and the economic and fiscal outlook."
  • "They agreed, as is usual, to work closely together throughout the forecast process and beyond."
  • "The Prime Minister and Chancellor reaffirmed their commitment to the independent OBR and made clear that they value its scrutiny."+

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