Box sets » Devolution

Demographics of the constituent nations of the UK
This box looked at differences in the Office for National Statistics’ population projections for the four constituent nations of the UK. It discussed the nations’ relative size and ageing, and possible implications for fiscal sustainability.

Economy categories: Population and migration, Labour market

Cross-cutting categories: Ageing population, Demographics, Devolution

The impact of the reforms to the taxation of property transactions
The Government announced substantial reforms to the residential stamp duty land tax (SDLT) system at Autumn Statement 2014. This box explored how the tax system changed and how these reforms were costed.

Economy categories: House prices, Property transactions, Housing market

Fiscal categories: Stamp duty land tax, Inheritance tax, Receipts

Cross-cutting categories: Forestalling, Devolution