By the time you read this, we’ll have learned if there are any surprises left in the budget. It was once a huge political event, shrouded in secrecy. Back in 1947, a throwaway remark cost chancellor Hugh Dalton his job but now Rishi Sunak briefs the contents to Sunday papers. Any good news is re-announcedContinue reading No surprises are left after Budget leaks
MP FOR SELLY OAK WRITES… THE budget is now less than a week away. Our first national lockdown began five days after the last one and since then 120,000 people have lost their lives. This budget will be a test for the Chancellor. He’ll be worried about the public finances. Latest figures show borrowing, forContinue reading Budget Must be fair
The upcoming Budget on 3 March is an opportunity for the Chancellor to ease the issues families, the self-employed and business owners face. I know what I want to see, what about you? Two things have cheered me up recently – the vaccine rollout is going well and Cadbury Dairy Milk is coming home followingContinue reading What can the Chancellor’s budget do to help here?