The Autumn Statement 2017

The Autumn Statement 2017

When Chancellor Philip Hammond stepped up to the despatch box, he would have been acutely aware of the pressure he was under. Some 24 hours before the Chancellor was due to open his famous red box, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed a wider deficit than anticipated for October. Ahead of the Budget, business leaders had urged Mr Hammond to get to grips with Read more…