Autumn Statement: Philip Hammond's political challenge
Amid the howling winds of a storm that came across the English channel at the weekend, a few hatches were being fastened down at the Treasury.
The Chancellor Philip Hammond gave a round of interviews on Sunday morning adopting a cautious tone on the economic outlook.
He spoke of slowing business investment, higher inflation, and "eye-watering" levels of government debt.
It came ahead of his first major economic announcement - Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
Mr Hammond reflected on some apparent ill-winds from the continent by saying that Brexit negotiations will bring "an... read more
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