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UK Economics Focus

23 October, 2018

Autumn Budget Preview – waiting for the Brexit fog to clear

The greater-than-expected improvement in the public finances over the past few months, should give the Chancellor a windfall to spend at next week’s Budget. But we suspect that the Chancellor will probably only unveil a small fiscal giveaway of £3bn next year, maintaining fiscal headroom in case of a “no deal” Brexit.

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