Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget Social Media Wall

'The trouble with a budget is that it’s hard to fill up one hole without digging another.' Dan Bennett

The next Spring Budget is on Wednesday 8 March 2017. Keep upto date with our Spring Budget Social Media Wall.

As with previous budgets, we will be producing an in-depth summary of the key facts and figures and how it may affect individuals and businesses. Please add your details here to be sent a copy straight to your inbox when issued on 9 March 2017.

Everyone’s bound to be caught in Hammond’s tax rise net | Phillip Inman The chancellor needs to fill lots of holes in public services – and it will take big moneyPhilip Hammond, under pressure to ease austerity, must spend the summer preparing the ground for sweeping tax rises that catch everyone in their ...
NHS Brexit dividend: questions posed by Theresa May's pledge How will the proposal affect the government’s deficit targets, taxes and more?Theresa May’s pledge to spend an extra £20bn a year on the NHS by 2023-24 has left the government struggling to explain how the health service’s 70th “birthday present” ...
May to unveil £20bn a year boost to NHS spending Ministers to claim ‘Brexit health dividend’, but cabinet split over scale of tax increasesTaxpayers are to be asked to help fund a £20bn a year injection of extra cash into the National Health Service by 2023-24 that will pay for ...
Theresa May faces dilemma over NHS cash boost, says IFS PM will have to either raise taxes, slash public spending or break her own spending rulesTheresa May’s plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS with a big cash boost will force the government to raise ...
Legalising cannabis ‘could earn Treasury £3.5bn’ Report suggests change to law would generate revenue and cut costs across justice systemIntroducing a legal cannabis market to the UK could earn the Treasury between £1bn and £3.5bn a year in tax revenues, a new report suggests.Health Poverty Action, ...
Melbourne CBD shut down as tens of thousands march in union protest Budget measures likened to throwing ‘crumbs’ to workers who are demanding a pay rise, not a tax cutThousands of workers have shut down part of Melbourne’s CBD, saying the federal coalition can keep its slated tax cuts for low-and middle-income ...
If we want a strong economy, we must have a social infrastructure budget | John... It’s time for an alternative to the dying neoliberal framework. We cannot risk any further erosion of our social protection systemSign up to receive the latest Australian opinion pieces every weekdayThe government is signalling an infrastructure budget. If infrastructure is ...
Philip Hammond's spring statement - 13th March 2018 Spring Statement Chancellor Philip Hammond - 13th March 2018. Chancellor Philip Hammond's spring statement. including the latest growth and borrowing ...
Budget Statement: 22 November 2017 Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the 2017 Autumn Budget Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 22 November.
U.K. Budget 2017: Winners and losers U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced the first Autumn budget for twenty years, after it switched from Spring. But who are the ...