Budget 2017: Gags and giveaways but 'Spreadsheet Phil' is no showman and can't hide the bad news

Chancellor Phillip Hammond unveiled the Government's Budget this afternoon, in which he announced cuts to stamp duty for first-time buyers and an investment fund to enliven UK productivity, a significant proportion of which will be spent in high-tech industries such as AI and full-fibre broadband.

by Ian Griggs
Hammond pulled some gags in his Budget speech but maybe it would be best if he sticks to the numbers
Hammond pulled some gags in his Budget speech but maybe it would be best if he sticks to the numbers

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