Chancellor Rishi Sunak used the Autumn Budget 2021 to outline the government’s plans for post pandemic, post Brexit Britain. Investing taxpayer money in long-term plans will, he believes, secure the economic future of the country. Everything from the NHS, schools, local transport and the culture and leisure sector appear set to benefit from the better-than-expected economic outlook from the Office for Budget Responsibility.
But immediate changes to improve the finances of households and businesses increasingly worried about rising costs over the next 12 months were thin on the ground.
Some of the highlights were:
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