Budget 2018: Cold comfort for East Midlands

Philip Hammond
There was little in the way of substance, or indeed anything new, for the East Midlands in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget yesterday afternoon - and this has been mirrored in the reaction from regional business leaders. Hammond is hamstrung by a series of Brexit negotiations that have stymied the government's ambition to set out a post-March agenda, and for all his bravado and bruhaha at the Dispatch Box yesterday, on of the coldest day of the winter so far there was little announced for our region that we didn't already know an... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...