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A step in the right direction on UK growth

Jeremy Hunt's Budget aims to boost UK economic growth with measures focusing on investment and workforce, but the outlook remains subdued amid high debt and tight spending plans.

  • Jeremy Hunt's Budget aims to boost UK economic growth.
  • Measures focus on investment and workforce, rather than immediate problems.
  • Short-term economic outlook for UK is improving.
  • Budget includes steps to reduce economic inactivity and boost regional growth.
  • Little support for skills agenda or tackling restrictive planning system.
A step in the right direction on UK growth
Jeremy Hunt’s Budget will boost investment and the workforce, but the outlook remains subdued

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