What are Main Estimates?

To explore 2020-21 Spending plans for each Department, use our interactive Budget tool.

To learn more about public finances and this year's Main Estimates, read the HoC Library research brief .

For more in-depth analysis of 2020-21 Main Estimates for each Department and to view each Department's Estimates memoranda, read Scrutiny Unit's publication on 2020-21 Main Estimates.

This has been developed by the Scrutiny Unit at the House of Commons

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