Houses and Cars in Focus for Wednesday's Budget

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James Gard 20 November, 2017 | 2:15PM
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Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget speech on Wednesday, his first since June’s snap election but his second of the year as the UK switches from spring to an end-of-year economic statement.

Brexit negotiations and the final “divorce” bill, as well as threats to Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership, form the political backdrop to his speech. But the Chancellor is expected, among other things, to turn his attention to two particular British obsessions: houses and cars.

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