Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement explained

Energy price cap extended beyond April, windfall tax hiked to 35%, more money for schools and the NHS. Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, our Deputy Political Editor David Bond deconstructs today’s medium-term budget announcement. Plus economist Fran Boait from Positive Money gives her reaction to the fiscal plans. In this episode:

  • Jeremy Hunt’s tax rises explained
  • How will the public react to more tax rises?
  • Where has spending been cut?
  • The ‘grim’ mood at Westminster
  • Why the government should have focussed more on wages
  • People feeling the impacts of the economy ‘from all directions’

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