Autumn Statement: UK economy must be 'match fit' for Brexit

Autumn Statement: UK economy must be 'match fit' for Brexit
 

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he aims to make the economy "match fit for the opportunities and challenges ahead" as the UK approaches Brexit.
Ahead of his first Autumn Statement, he said the economy was facing "a larger degree of uncertainty than usual" and he intended to make it "water-tight".
The Treasury has confirmed an extra £1.3bn will be spent on UK roads to cut congestion and upgrade local routes.
Labour has urged Mr Hammond to reverse cuts to in-work benefits.
Mr Hammond told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show the UK economy was facing a "sharp... read more

 
20 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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