2020-01-12 12:20:26| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The Tories need to satisfy their new northern voters fast. Not easy given the economic problems are structuralIn politics, the year just gone will be remembered for a number of reasons. It recorded a change of prime minister, a spell when the executive lost control of the parliamentary agenda, and a general election. One thing it wont be remembered for is its budget: 2019 was the first year since the Napoleonic wars that there was no big day out for the chancellor of the exchequer.By the time Sajid Javid stands up in the House of Commons on 11 March it will have been more than 15 months since Philip Hammond delivered the last budget. For those who cant remember most people, in all likelihood Hammonds main announcement was extra money for the NHS. Continue reading...
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