Tag: position

  • OBR and Hunt fail to see eye-to-eye on the UK’s fiscal position

    Listening to Jeremy Hunt deliver the Autumn Statement, you would be forgiven for thinking the UK’s public finances were in rude health. Thanks to months of prudence, the nation’s fiscal position had decisively turned a corner, Hunt said, allowing him to unveil the meaty tax cuts desperately wanted by T̶o̶r̶y̶ b̶a̶c̶k̶b̶e̶n̶c̶h̶e̶r̶s̶ the country. “Because of…