Politics

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his Autumn Statement in the House of Commons, London/photo by PA/PA Wire/PA Images.

Autumn Statement 2016: a summary

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has announced his first Autumn Statement since the Brexit vote in June this year. Here is a summary of the announcements.  The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) which provides the economic forecast, has said the UK’s growth is forecast to be 2.1 per cent in 2012; higher […]