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Is this really the Tory party’s election budget?

4 March 2024

2:18 AM

4 March 2024

2:18 AM

February was a tough month for Jeremy Hunt, as he tried to roll back the tax cut promises that were made by himself and Rishi Sunak in January. The money simply did not materalise, despite the government borrowing less than expected in recent months. The rough £15 billion that independent forecasts now think the Chancellor has for additional announcements is not enough to deliver the major income tax cuts Hunt wanted to announce.

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