New chancellor scales back help with household energy bills, promising 'new approach'

Oct 18, 2022 View Original Article
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45% : The threat to government spending was signalled by Hunt, who said: "There will be more difficult decisions, I'm afraid, on both tax and spending as we deliver our commitment to get debt falling as a share of the economy over the medium term.
42% :Hunt also said that he is abandoning plans to cut the basic rate of tax by 1p - which had been due to be brought forward to April - and that it would remain at 20p in the pound until the country can afford to reduce it.
39% : In a televised statement, the chancellor warned of more "tough" decisions to come, hinting at further cuts to government spending.
37% : Hunt - Kwasi Kwarteng's replacement as chancellor in the Liz Truss cabinet - confirmed that he is ditching many of the measures announced in his predecessor's somewhat ill-judged mini-budget, including the planned cut to income tax.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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