Former Budget Responsibility Committee member
Graham Parker was a member of the Budget Responsibility Committee of the Office for Budget Responsibility from November 2010 until August 2018, having been reappointed for a second four-year term in October 2014. He was succeeded by Andy King.
Graham worked in a variety of civil service roles from 1972, including seven years working on manpower planning, five years advising on economic statistics, 13 years providing analysis, forecasts and policy costings for the Inland Revenue and nine years as head of the Public Sector Finances team in the Treasury, forecasting the whole of public sector expenditure, receipts and advising on the fiscal position.
He was awarded a CBE in 2008 for his service to the Treasury and his work on the public finances. Following his retirement in January 2009, Graham was appointed to the IMF Fiscal Affairs Division’s panel of technical experts in July 2009.