Hammond’s Budget nightmare – as it happened

Philip Hammond: This is an actual publicity shot of the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer. Draw your own conclusions!

Here’s a real-time report on Philip Hammond’s Budget:

So he’s wasting money right there.


New clean air fund. But look at this:

I meant “filled” of course.


Money also to be found from outside current budgets, to cover NHS pay increases.

That’s Hammond’s speech covered. Now, Jeremy Corbyn:

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1 thought on “Hammond’s Budget nightmare – as it happened

  1. Brian

    I went for a walk, trying to digest the substance of the budget. The Autumn wind releasing the last leaves from next doors apple tree. It reminded me of the disheartening loss of social fabric in Britain. My neighbor appeared with an electric saw, and explained that for the past few years the tree had suffered from blight, and was now so diseased it needed to come down. I stood back as he started the saw, the tree was down in minuets. I wonder if he guessed my thoughts as I strolled away.

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