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Chart D: Planned SR21 and implied post-SR21 breakdown of RDEL spending
In November 2022 the government reduced its departmental (DEL) spending assumptions for the final three years of the forecast period. This box discussed the implications of the government's day-to-day and capital spending plans for various departments and public services during and after the 2021 Spending Review.

Fiscal categories:
Public spending    Departmental spending    Health    Education   

Chart E: Change in real RDEL spending in 2022-23
This box discussed the risks to our medium-term forecast of day-to-day departmental (RDEL) spending, particularly in relation to the impact of the pandemic.

Fiscal categories:
Health    Public spending    Departmental spending    Education   

Cross-cutting categories:
Coronavirus   

Age-related spending in Europe
Our 2018 long-term fiscal projections suggested that, if left unaddressed, the public sector finances would come under increasing pressure over the next 50 years. This box compared our long-term age related spending projections over the period from 2025 to 2065 with those presented in the European Commission's 2018 Ageing Report.

Fiscal categories:
State pension    Education    Welfare spending    Departmental spending    Public spending    Health   

Cross-cutting categories:
Ageing population    Pensions    Demographics   

Age-related spending projections in Europe
Our 2015 long-term fiscal projections suggested that, if left unaddressed, the public sector finances would have come under increasing pressure over the next 50 years due to rising age-related expenditure. This box compared our long-term age related spending projections with projections from the Ageing Working Group (2015) for the EU countries between 2020 and 2060.

Economy categories:
Population and migration    Labour market   

Fiscal categories:
Public spending    Education    Health    Departmental spending   

Cross-cutting categories:
International comparisons    Demographics    Ageing population