Budget 2023: Jeremy Hunt insists plans will get people back to work
The Budget: Hunting for growth?
Jeremy Hunt has set out his first budget as chancellor. With plans to boost childcare and help people get back to work, can it provide the much-needed growth the economy needs? The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by former Conservative minister David Gauke and Miatta Fahnbulleh from the New Economics Foundation to discuss
UK tries to juice its economy once again as banking storm clouds gather
UK finance minister Jeremy Hunt was careful to avoid the drama that engulfed last September's "mini" budget as he laid out new spending and tax plans Wednesday. But measures to boost growth will not prevent the UK economy from shrinking this year.
UK budget: Jeremy Hunt uses £25bn bump in public finances on childcare and pension tax breaks
British chancellor Jeremy Hunt has used a £25bn (€28bn)-a-year improvement in the public finances to dramatically expand access to childcare and offer tax breaks to businesses and wealthy pensioners.
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