Sunak vows to keep public spending down

By Heather Jameson | 08 January 2024

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has kicked off election year with a promise to keep public spending down and cut taxes.

Speaking to the Sunday Telegraph, Sunak said the Autumn Statement should have given voters ‘a sense of my ambition, and the Chancellor’s determination to cut taxes’.

He said: ‘That tells you that we mean business. When I say that I want to keep cutting taxes, that’s what we’re going to deliver. We’re going to do that responsibly. That requires difficult decisions on public spending.’

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