The Brexit Blog

The Brexit Blog
News and comment on the Brexit process, as Britain leaves the EU.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

The "Brexit" Budget


Philip Hammond allowed yesterday's Budget to be hyped across the media, before he rose to his feet, as being the "Brexit Budget".

However, when he finished speaking and sat down, it was all too apparent the Budget was nothing more than tinkering and increasing taxes on the self employed.

Whither the Brexit aspects of the Budget?

Methinks the government has yet to get its bearings wrt Brexit.

However, former Chancellor George Osborne (who warned of financial calamity if we voted Brexit) isn't too worried; as he is raking in £650K per annum from BlackRock, for just 36 days' work, giving insights on the 'global economy'.

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