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Treasury Model (Computer Runs)

Volume 981: debated on Monday 24 March 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many computer runs have been made by his Department on the Treasury model since 3 May 1979 other than for the regular economic forecast; and if he will circulate in the Official Report a brief description of the purpose of each run or group of related runs.

Roughly 1,500. The model is used in policy simulation, general economic analysis and research.