Autumn Budget 2017

British Chancellors are used to facing intense scrutiny on Budget Day. Yet Philip Hammond spent weeks in the spotlight [...]

24 November 2017
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The "big disappointment" from yesterday's Budget was a failure to shake up green belt restrictions, according [...]

23 November 2017
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Government debt will not return to levels seen before the financial crisis until 2060 owing to the UK's weak [...]

23 November 2017
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Alarm bells have been sounded over living standards, with one think tank warning that Britain is on course for [...]

23 November 2017
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There's a wonderful clip doing the rounds of Australian MP Bob Katter answering a question on the country’s [...]

23 November 2017
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The chancellor was handed a tough challenge in his Budget yesterday by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). [...]

23 November 2017
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​Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday promised to turn Britain into a prosperous nation of homeowners, yet was [...]

23 November 2017
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London mayor Sadiq Khan has described today's Budget as the worst for the capital "in a generation". [...]

22 November 2017
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First-time buyers are being treated by the chancellor to a helping hand (albeit small) when it comes getting on [...]

22 November 2017
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Conservative MPs have rallied behind Philip Hammond after his long-awaited Autumn Budget. [...]

22 November 2017
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Market reaction to Philip Hammond's Budget statement today was muted, with a small rise in the value of sterling [...]

22 November 2017
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The government is "not minded" to reduce Britain's VAT registration threshold, though Chancellor Philip Hammond [...]

22 November 2017
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Today’s Autumn Budget speech was injected with usual levity by Chancellor Philip Hammond. [...]

22 November 2017
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Corporation tax was maintained at 19 per cent in today's budget, however, the chancellor announced chances to [...]

22 November 2017
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A long overdue downgrade for productivity growth assumptions has had a knock-on effect on growth and borrowing [...]

22 November 2017
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“Against a sombre economic backdrop, the Chancellor today gripped the steering wheel on the UK economy. This [...]

22 November 2017
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Philip Hammond's big housing announcement was met with cheers in the House of Commons this afternoon - but the [...]

22 November 2017
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Government forecasts have been significantly revised down following a belated acknowledgement of the UK's poor [...]

22 November 2017
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Calls to slash air passenger duty to keep Britain competitive as it leaves the European Union were not acceded [...]

22 November 2017
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Economic forecasts relied on by chancellor Philip Hammond in his Budget make no allowance for a so-called Brexit [...]

22 November 2017
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22 November 2017
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has unveiled the Autumn Budget, saying the UK must "seize the opportunities" for Britain [...]

22 November 2017
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Sweeping changes to the UK's pensions and savings regime were largely avoided by chancellor Philip Hammond today. [...]

22 November 2017
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The chancellor has put tech firms firmly in his sights, announcing a change to the way online businesses are taxed [...]

22 November 2017
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The higher rate income tax personal allowance threshold will be raised to £46,350 from April, the chancellor [...]

22 November 2017
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You can read the chancellor's Budget speech in full here:  [...]

22 November 2017
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Diesel drivers are facing higher taxes under a scheme set out by Philip Hammond in the chancellor's Autumn Budget [...]

22 November 2017
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Philip Hammond has bowed to industry pressure to freeze alcohol duties, except on some cheap high-strength drinks. [...]

22 November 2017
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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 [...]

22 November 2017
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Chancellor Philip Hammond namechecked the £31bn Crossrail 2 rail project in today's Autumn Budget, though [...]

22 November 2017
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