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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th April 2016.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough 12:00 am, 19th April 2016

I remember the good old days when the Chancellor regarded Treasury predictions as so discredited that he established the Office for Budget Responsibility instead. I cannot think what could have changed. The GDP projections in his dodgy dossier are predicated on breaking our manifesto commitment on immigration, while the cost implications of his new policy of mass migration for school places, housing, health and transport are not made explicit in the document. Why is that?