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Will the cuts to "Short Money" reduce scrutiny of the government?

Ruth Tarrant

17th March 2016

In George Osborne's previous Budget (aka the Autumn Statement) back in November, he announced that so-called Short Money - the money given to opposition parties to help them conduct their affairs in Parliament - would face the same cuts to funding of 19% as unprotected Whitehall departments.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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