Brexit uncertainty clouds Chancellor’s economic view

Chancellor Philip Hammond, ahead of the 2019 Spring Statement
Brexit uncertainty dominated a low-key Spring Statement by Chancellor Philip Hammond, who admitted the Parliamentary deadlock meant "we are not where I wanted us to be". A vote on a no-deal exit will take place later today after the Government's heavy defeat last night. "I am acutely conscious that the House [of Commons] has other things on its mind today," said Hammond, in his opening remarks. "Last night's vote leaves a cloud of uncertainty." The impact of the Brexit challenges came through in the Office for Budget Responsi... You can carry on reading 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...