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Papers deliver verdict on ‘fiscal drag queen’s’ Budget

7 March 2024

11:08 PM

7 March 2024

11:08 PM

Jeremy Hunt is facing a day of reckoning after announcing the Budget on Wednesday. The Chancellor framed his statement as a tax-cutting package, but has faced considerable blowback for taxing by stealth. He was even dubbed the ‘fiscal drag queen’ on the Radio 4’s Today programme – watch out Ru Paul.

This was no election-winning Budget

There’s been a mixed response in today’s papers.

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