Philip Hammond: there is light at the end of the tunnel for UK debt

Philip Hammond: there is light at the end of the tunnel for UK debt
 

There is “light at the end of the tunnel” for the UK’s public finances, Philip Hammond has said, while strongly indicating that his upcoming financial statement is unlikely to herald any significant reduction in austerity.
The statement on Tuesday, which will contain no changes to tax or spending, with the budget having been moved to autumn, will see the chancellor set out the latest financial and debt figures. It has been reported that he will give more upbeat assessment.
Speaking on Sunday, Hammond said that although government debt is forecast to start falling, people should not expect... read more

 
11 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 50
Source: Guardian
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