Papers respond favourably to the Budget

The Times

Fleet Street seemed to put forward a positive message about the Budget Philip Hammond announced in the Commons yesterday. Many picked up on the rather unexpected spending spree, with tax cuts and extra billions going towards the health service. The Times claimed that it was a ‘giveaway gamble’, while the Telegraph said that the announcement was a ‘Brexit bonus’ for taxpayers. The Sun said that there were ‘no tricks, just treats’ as Halloween looms. The paper with the widest circulation, the Metro, said that there is a mix of both in the red book.

Gerry thinks that Fiscal Phil will be rather pleased with his efforts…

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