Are Tax Cuts Coming?

Are Tax Cuts Coming?

Newscast · 2023-11-19

The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is finalising spending plans ahead of Wednesday’s Autumn Statement.

Laura’s been speaking to him this morning, as well as his opposite number from Labour, Rachel Reeves.

And Paddy’s been hearing from people across the country who’ve told him what they would like to hear from the chancellor.

Economics editor Faisal Islam is in the studio to talk it all through.

You can join our Newscast online community here: Today's Newscast was presented by Paddy O’Connell and Laura Kuenssberg. It was made by Chris Flynn with Josh Jenkins. The technical producer was Mike Regaard. The editors are Sam Bonham and Jonathan Aspinwall.


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