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New Year Honours 2021

Congratulations to Robert Chote, Trustee of Westcott House and former Chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) who has been awarded with a knighthood in The Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours.





A Visiting Professor at the Department of Political Economy, King’s College London, Sir Robert served as Chairman of the OBR, the UK’s fiscal watchdog from 2010 to 2020. From 2017 to 2020 he also chaired the OECD’s network of parliamentary budget officials and independent fiscal institutions and he continues to chair the external advisory group of the Irish parliamentary budget office.

A pivotal member of the Governing Council of Westcott House, we are delighted by the news of this award in formal recognition of Sir Robert's outstanding service to fiscal policy and economy. Further details on Sir Robert can be located here.

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