Office for Budget Responsibility

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Era of ‘massive’ UK house price rises nearing end, says OBR economist
David Miles says working from home, stalling population growth and higher interest rates will shape market

Rupert Jones

18, May, 2023 @2:56 PM

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Suella Braverman to rebuff cabinet calls for easing of visa rules
Home secretary will tell National Conservatism conference that Britons should train as HGV drivers, butchers and fruit pickers

Rajeev Syal and Aletha Adu

14, May, 2023 @8:56 PM

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Record UK borrowing puts Jeremy Hunt in dilemma over tax cuts | Larry Elliott
The chancellor has to weigh tax giveaways against unprecedented government borrowing ahead of looming elections

Larry Elliott Economics editor

25, Apr, 2023 @3:56 PM

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Jeremy Hunt’s ‘stealth’ income tax rise: here’s how it will affect you
Millions of people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland face paying basic or higher-rate tax for first time. We look at how much it will cost and what you can do

Zoe Wood

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Budget 2023: Jeremy Hunt announces changes to childcare, pensions and disability benefits – as it happened
Chancellor abolishes lifetime cap on amount workers can save in pensions without paying tax

Andrew Sparrow and Graeme Wearden

15, Mar, 2023 @6:21 PM

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UK economy will take more than a year to recover to pre-Covid level, says OBR
Jeremy Hunt’s efforts to boost growth unlikely to prevent largest fall in living standards on record

Phillip Inman and Anna Isaac

15, Mar, 2023 @6:18 PM

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Budget 2023: Hunt overhauls pensions, benefits and childcare in push for growth
Chancellor pledges cash for businesses and parents, and says UK will avoid recession this year

Richard Partington and Jessica Elgot

15, Mar, 2023 @5:42 PM

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From pensions to pools: what to expect from Hunt’s spring budget
Biggest change to welfare system in a decade and extension of energy price guarantee among expected measures

Phillip Inman

15, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Liz Truss says it is ‘unfair’ to blame her mini-budget for interest rate hike and rules out being PM again – as it happened
UK’s shortest-serving prime minister says she ‘learned a lot’ from time in government but does not want top job again

Andrew Sparrow

06, Feb, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Britain is on track in the race to £1tn in exports | Letter
Letter: Minister for exports Andrew Bowie responds to a report saying the UK will reach its £1tn target 15 years late

26, Jan, 2023 @6:11 PM

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Drop in UK growth forecast limits chancellor’s budget wriggle room
OBR tells Jeremy Hunt he will have £9bn less income to factor amid falling tax receiptstax receipts

Phillip Inman

25, Jan, 2023 @12:42 PM

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Sunak strives to be reassuring but is five-point plan all sleight of hand?
PM plans a ‘no tricks’ reset but with an inflation fall already expected this is more about hanging on at an election

Pippa Crerar Political editor

04, Jan, 2023 @7:09 PM

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