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November 2017 articles

​Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday promised to turn Britain into a prosperous nation of homeowners, yet was rocked by a sweeping [...]

23 November
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Leading City think-tank New Financial has found that a Brexit transition period agreed in the next few months would reduce the [...]

22 November
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London mayor Sadiq Khan has described today's Budget as the worst for the capital "in a generation". [...]

22 November
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Conservative MPs have rallied behind Philip Hammond after his long-awaited Autumn Budget. [...]

22 November
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Bonuses awarded in the financial and business services sectors over the past year have boosted income tax, according to statistics [...]

22 November
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NHS services gained another boost in today's Autumn Budget, as the chancellor said the public expected more funding thanks to [...]

22 November
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The UK government is planning to generate £15bn by 2023 through the sale of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) shares, chancellor [...]

22 November
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“Against a sombre economic backdrop, the Chancellor today gripped the steering wheel on the UK economy. This is a budget that [...]

22 November
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Philip Hammond's big housing announcement was met with cheers in the House of Commons this afternoon - but the measure is already [...]

22 November
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Calls to slash air passenger duty to keep Britain competitive as it leaves the European Union were not acceded to by the chancellor [...]

22 November
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22 November
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has unveiled the Autumn Budget, saying the UK must "seize the opportunities" for Britain and promised [...]

22 November
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Philip Hammond went big on housing today - but there were a wide range of measures on the table from the chancellor. So who were [...]

22 November
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Philip Hammond has bowed to industry pressure to freeze alcohol duties, except on some cheap high-strength drinks. [...]

22 November
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Fresh cash has been promised to boost the uptake of electric cars on Britain's roads and to develop new regulation for driverless [...]

22 November
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