The Chancellor’s Budget party piece marginally pre-empted Halloween this year. So did we get a Thriller or a Monster Mash (-up) of a Budget?
Well, given that some commentators believe we are on an economic Highway to Hell, there was at least a little trepidation in the air. Did Spreadsheet Phil deliver a trick, a treat, or a bit of both?
Before considering that, it’s worth noting that a Budget in October is unusual. However, there are two main reasons why this was the case this time around.