Spring Statement 2019

The Chancellor’s Spring Statement was given on a day when the focus of the nation was on Brexit; against a backdrop of so much uncertainty, it is unsurprising that the Chancellor included very few new announcements. We are promised a full three-year spending review ahead of the Autumn Budget in the hope that there will be more certainty on the direction in which Brexit is heading.

In the meantime, there were a few announcements buried in the papers released as the Chancellor sat down. Here’s our summary of what you need to know: