Start, Stop, U-Turn.
The Liberal politician Joseph Chamberlain is recorded in 1886 as having said:
‘In politics, there is no use in looking beyond the next fortnight.’
It is just over 3 weeks since Kwarteng’s mini budget.
In a statement lasting not much longer than 3 minutes, the new chancellor Jeremy Hunt has ripped up virtually all the reforms announced by his predecessor.
All that remain are the changes to the Health & Social Care Levy and Stamp duty.
We are back on the same path we where on just weeks ago, an economy struggling to grow, with no plan to change it.
Watch this space……………..