A Treasury review has concluded that the OBR is a “respected and successful” organisation five years after its creation. It recommends boosting the OBR’s current capacity and a new publication on fiscal risks, but rejects extending its remit to manifesto costings and distributional analysis.
Read the HM Treasury Review of the OBR on GOV.UK
The Chancellor and Robert Chote exchanged letters on the Review ahead of publication:
The OBR also issued a Press Notice on the Review