Spring Statement 2019

Spring Statement 2019: the UK economy is in rude health, but only if a no-deal Brexit is avoided

Against a backdrop of continued uncertainty over what shape and form Brexit will take, Chancellor Phillip Hammond used his Spring Statement to reassure both consumers and business that the UK economy is in rude health –...

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Spring Statement 2019: banning gas boilers from new homes to "dramatically" reduce energy bills

Chancellor Philip Hammond has pledged to ban boilers in new homes that harm the environment in the next six years.

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Spring Statement 2019: house price growth revised down as Chancellor releases more cash to build affordable homes

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced extra funding for affordable homes in the Spring Statement 2019, while the OBR has revised down its expectations for house price growth. 

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Spring Statement 2019: secondary schools to provide free sanitary products to girls

Secondary schools will begin to provide free sanitary products to girls from the new school year, the Chancellor has announced. 

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Spring Statement 2019: government confirms import tariff reductions to cut costs for consumers in the event of no deal Brexit

The government has announced plans for a new temporary tariff regime, designed to reduce the risk of economic damage should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

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Spring Statement 2019: what Chancellor Philip Hammond announced and what it means for your money

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2019 under Brexit storm clouds.

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Spring Statement 2019: here's what to expect from Chancellor Philip Hammond's speech

Chancellor Philip Hammond is giving his second Spring Statement this week, so what can we expect?

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