The Chancellor has delivered a very responsible and disciplined Budget. There were very few giveaways and no rabbits pulled from the hat, so he resisted the temptation to be as overtly political as many had suspected.
His wallowing in the improved performance of the country’s finances might ring hollow for a number of people and businesses who are not yet seeing the benefit of such economic recovery, and no doubt that will be the focus of the Opposition’s attacks between now and the General Election. Read more.
Article first published in ACQ5 in March 2015.