Budget 2018

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The Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his budget yesterday and joked that he had avoided giving his speech on Halloween itself as it would have been too tempting for the caption writers.

Fiscal Phil’s budget was focused on the “strivers, grafters and carers” and for “Britain’s future”. He repeated again and again that “the British peoples hard work has paid off” and the fiscal rigour of the past eight years has allowed him at last to share out some of the benefits.

It’s concerning that eliminating the deficit and ultimately the debt continues to be pushed further down the road. Our national debt now stands at £1.75 trillion a figure so significant, we cannot rely on it just inflating away. Returning the public finances to surplus must continue to be a priority.

 Here are some of the key tax announcements:

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