Posted: Sep 19, 2016
This year's Autumn Statement will be the Treasury's first post-Brexit set piece. It will not be an easy exercise.
Before the referendum, the then Chancellor George Osborne warned that a Leave vote would be followed by an emergency Budget with £30bn of tax increases and spending cuts. After he found himself on the losing side, Mr Osborne abandoned not only his Budget plans but also his target to end fresh government borrowing by 2020.