The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his first Budget this afternoon – Britain’s first proper budget since the EU referendum.
It’ll also be the last Budget to be held in the spring, as the main statement will be moved to the autumn with a spring statement being held in March.
The BBC, ITV and Sky News will have live coverage on TV and online.
Huw Edwards will front the BBC’s coverage on BBC Two and BBC News Channel from 11.30am. He’ll be joined by Simon Jack, economics editor Kamal Ahmed, and political editor Laura Kuenssberg.
Tom Bradby will be joined on ITV from 12.15pm by Robert Peston, Allegra Stratton, Joel Hills and Noreena Hertz.
Sky News’ main coverage begins at 10.00am with Adam Boulton, Ed Conway, and Faisal Islam.
Special hub pages on the channels (BBC, ITV, Sky News) websites will be updated throughout the afternoon with the latest information as the chancellor makes his speech.
The Budget begins at 12.30pm after the Prime Minister takes questions from MPs at midday.
Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will deliver his second ever Budget speech this afternoon. This will be the first Budget to be held in the autumn in over twenty years, and will be shown live on the BBC,… Read more
The Budget 2017 – Sky News Promo
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