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Sunak and Hunt face a Budget dilemma

4 March 2024

8:27 PM

4 March 2024

8:27 PM

Budget day is approaching and what was once seen as a window of opportunity is now being talked up as a moment of dread. Jeremy Hunt has gone from comparing himself in January to the former tax-slashing chancellor Nigel Lawson to telling the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg on Sunday that, in reality, fiscal constraints mean on Wednesday he will be closer to a ‘prudent’ Gordon Brown.

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