Spending Review & Autumn Statement 2015

Commentary on the Spending Review & Autumn Statement 2015, including AAT's live tweets (in conjunction with tax policy advisor Brian Palmer)


  1. In the run up to the event, we reminded our followers that we were going to be live tweeting the main points.
  2. This year, both the Spending Review and the Autumn Statement were delivered on the same day. The BBC explained the difference between the two
  3. Many of the key points had been leaked prior to the event
  4. We did our best to try and capture the general sentiment on Twitter in the build-up.
  5. In usual fashion, Prime Minister's questions preceded the main event
  6. The Chancellor begins with some good news whilst making it clear that economic & national security were top of the to-do-list.
  7. Welfare spending was one of the most contentious issues surrounding this year's Autumn Statement