Budget briefings

For each budget, CFG produces a briefing for members summarising the main provisions and those affecting the charity sector.

Budget 2015

On 18 March, the Chancellor announced the 2015 Budget ahead of the General Election in May.

Read our briefing for charities (pdf).

Read our press release here.

2014 Autumn Statement

On 3 December the Chancellor delivered the 2014 Autumn Statement.

Read our briefing for charities (pdf).

Budget 2014

On the 19th March, the Chancellor announced the 2014 Budget.

Read our briefing for charities here.

Read our press release here.

Read our blogs on the budget here.

Read our budget representation here.

Read the letter we, and other sector bodies, sent to MP Nicky Morgan, Economic Secretary to the Treasury here.

2013 Autumn Statement

On 5 December the Chancellor delivered the 2013 Autumn Statement.

Read our briefing for charities and press release.

2013 Spending Review

The Chancellor delivered his Spending Review covering the 2015/16 financial year on 26 June 2013.

Read our briefing for charities and press release.

Budget 2013

The Chancellor delivered the Government's fourth budget on 20 March 2013.

Read our budget briefing and press release

To see what we're asking for in Budget 2013 read our budget submission, blog post and press release

2012 Autumn Statement

On 5 December the Chancellor delivered the 2012 Autumn Statement, announcing a weaker than previously expected economic outlook, and welfare and departmental cuts.

Read our 2012 Autumn Statement briefing.

Budget 2012

The Chancellor delivered the Government's third budget on 21 March 2012.

CFG budget briefing and initial response
CFG Budget submission 
Joint sector letter to George Osborne MP
Joint sector letter regarding the proposed capping of personal tax reliefs


In October 2010, the Chancellor presented the Government's Spending Review, which fixes spending budgets for each Government department up to 2014-15.  The CSR set out how the Government will carry out their deficit reduction plan, outlined in Budget 2010, and included cuts of £81 billion.

CFG CSR Submission
CFG CSR Briefing and press release


2011 Autumn Statement: briefing
2011: Budget briefing and press release
June 2010: Emergency Budget briefing 
March 200: Budget briefing
2009 Budget submission and briefing 
2008 Budget submission and briefing 

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