A Budget isn't what's needed

By Rob Whiteman | 19 February 2020
  • Rob Whiteman

With the General Election won and a decisive majority in place, we now know the Government will deliver its first Budget on Wednesday 11 March. The news is full of predictions and speculation of what we can expect from the chancellor. I, however, shall be making no such predictions.

Former chancellor Sajid Javid had promised that the upcoming Budget will mark the start of a ‘decade of renewal’. Indeed, the Budget may well offer another positive PR opportunity to a Government already riding high, having successfully delivered our exit from the EU.

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