Policy paper

Budget 2018: documents

This is the Budget in full. You can find supporting and related documents below.


Budget 2018 (web)

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Budget 2018: policy costings

Budget 2018 data sources

Table 2.1: Budget 2018 policy decisions


The Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Budget to Parliament on 29 October 2018. This is the Budget in full and supporting documents.

Read the key announcements.

Distributional analysis

This document sets out the distributional impact on households of tax, welfare and public service spending decisions announced since Autumn Statement 2016. It also presents analysis of the wider economic context, focusing on trends in employment, earnings and household incomes.

Policy costings

The policy costings document sets out the assumptions and methodologies used in the government’s costing of policy decisions announced since Autumn Budget 2017. For each decision it contains a description of the measure, the base, the methodology for the costing (including relevant adjustments for behavioural responses) and highlights main areas of additional uncertainty.

Data sources

This document details all of the data sources used throughout the Budget 2018 document. In order to be transparent, it informs readers of the Budget 2018 document where the data used in the charts, tables and text comes from and how it has been calculated.

Budget 2018 index

This index contains a complete list of all announcements and technical changes related to the Budget, as well as providing links to the documents they appear in.

Also publishing alongside Budget 2018:

Access HMRC’s collection of tax documents from today’s Budget.

Published 29 October 2018