Chancellor hints at move away from austerity

Philip Hammond austerity


British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street on March 22, 2017 in London, England


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Philip Hammond austerity

Philip Hammond says he understands people are ‘weary of the long slog’ – but does not rule out tax rises

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A reinvigorated Philip Hammond used an appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to hint the government could “ease up on its austerity programme”, says The Guardian.

The Chancellor said the Tories were “not deaf” to the message delivered by voters in the snap election this month and that …read more

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