Sunak’s statement misses the mark for the most vulnerable

By Joanne Pitt | 25 March 2022

The opportunities missed by the chancellor’s mini budget this week are enough to take the spring out of anyone’s step.

This Spring Statement felt more politically minded than focused on good financial management. Sunak offered a response to the current strained economic climate, but for anyone hoping for bolder action, this fiscal event was a missed opportunity.

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