The Spring Statement: Capital, People, Ideas

Against a background of challenging times and a rapidly rising cost of living, Rishi Sunak pushes to be known as a tax-cutting chancellor.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the Spring Statement on 23 March amidst a difficult UK and global context. The Statement (see bit.ly/37QT58V) set out some immediate measures to support people; a significant programme of national insurance and income tax cuts; and discussion around new measures to boost UK productivity, with decisions promised at the Autumn Budget.