Our summary of the 2017 Spring Budget
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The Chancellor's Budget on 8 March was the first of two due in 2017. The final spring Budget came little more than three months after an Autumn Statement that suggested government finances had taken a post-referendum turn for the worse. However, the latest short term economic numbers turned out much better than the Office for Budgetary Responsibility's (OBR's) November projections.