26 Sep 2022

Nothing 'mini' about it...


If the Summer seemed to drag on with the nation anxiously awaiting answers to the many pressing economic issues whilst the Conservative party decided who was going to have to tackle that daunting to do list, the last two weeks have seen change at a breakneck speed. A new king, a new prime minister and a new chancellor. And the new government appears to be in a rush to set out a new economic policy.

Politicians and the media were struggling to find a shorthand name for the much-anticipated set of economic policies announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng on 23 September. The prevailing label of 'mini budget' will probably be remembered as the understatement of the year.

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