Tax figure in line to replace Budd

A leading tax figure is among the names being circulated to replace Sir Alan
Budd when he steps down as head of the Office for Budget Responsibility,
Guardian reports

Sir Alan surprised many when he announced he was stepping down from the newly
formed body, yesterday.

Robert Chote, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, is one name being
mentioned in connection with the position.

The Treausry will need to move quickly to replace the position by the October
20 deadline, to coincide with the comprehensive spending review.

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