Chancellor Jeremy Hunt dealt a blow at Labour MPs who were mocking for claiming his plan would boost the UK’s economy. As Labour members were booing the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt delivered a scathing attack on the Opposition. While presenting his budget to the Commons, he said: “They’ve never been interested in growth.”
Speaking in the Commons, Jeremy Hunt said: “Let’s start with a difficult message for the party opposite, you cannot borrow your way to growth.
“Sound money is the rock upon which long-term prosperity rests. But it isn’t enough on its own.
“Our plan is to build a high, wage economy that leads to prosperity.
“Today’s increase in education budget demonstrates our commitment.”
“We are not alone facing these problems, but today our plan reflects British values as we respond to an international crisis.
“We are honest about the challenges and fair in our solutions.
“Yes, we take difficult decisions to tackle inflation and keep mortgage rises down but our plan also leads to a shallower downturn; lower energy bills; higher long-term growth; and a stronger NHS and education system.”
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