United Kingdom

House of Lords

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Budget

Data on parliament’s budget role and activities

Parliamentary powers to amend the budget
Parliament may only decrease existing expenditures/revenues (i.e. Parliament cannot increase existing items or create new ones)
Parliament has a specialized unit to conduct budgetary analysis
Yes
Number of staff working in the specialized budget unit
6
Date when parliament received the draft budget from the government, per year
03 Feb 2022
(2022)
Date when parliament adopted the budget, per year
24 Feb 2022
(2022)
Number of days between receiving the draft budget and its adoption in parliament, per year
21
(2022)
National currency
British Pounds (GBP)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor
0.68
(2022)
State budget, per year
969,980,000,000 GBP
(2022)
State budget, per year in PPP
1,405,768,115,942
(2022)

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No