Spring Statement 2019

2019-09-02T11:21:53+01:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Spring Statement|Tags: , , , , |

Summary Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his 2019 Spring Statement to the House of Commons. A supporting Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) provides more detail on some of the announcements in the Spring Statement, and sets out details of other forthcoming government policies. Mr Hammond opened his Statement by acknowledging that the most urgent task at present is to 'lift the uncertainty', but he also added a positive note, stating that the 'economy itself is remarkably robust'. The Chancellor indicated that if the UK does leave the EU with a deal, there will be an economic boost due to a [...]