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What Hunt’s ‘tax-cutting’ Budget didn’t mention

7 March 2024

3:06 AM

7 March 2024

3:06 AM

Can the Tory party now credibly claim it is cutting taxes? That was the big mystery going into Jeremy Hunt’s pre-election Budget this afternoon, as so many of the policy measures had already been trailed.

As expected, the Chancellor announced another 2p off employee National Insurance, following on from the 2p cut he announced in the Autumn Statement.

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