22 Mar 2022

Cost of living spikes hit households ahead of Spring Statement

North of England Correspondent

It’s only supposed to be a “mini budget”. But the Chancellor Rishi Sunak is facing an outsize list of demands for his Spring Statement tomorrow, as the spiralling cost of living hits households and businesses alike.

He has sought to play down expectations of tax cuts and extra spending, but there is growing speculation he could announce a cut to fuel duty.