Spring Budget date confirmed

Chancellor Hammond to deliver the final Spring Budget on 8th March 2017

The date for the 2017 Spring Budget has been set for Wednesday 8th March.

As announced by Philip Hammond in last month’s Autumn Statement, this’ll be the last Budget to be delivered in Spring, with Autumn now designated as Budget season.

The industry has lurched from Autumn Statements to Budgets in recent years, as significant and highly impactful policy changes were announced to SDLT in particular. No news is almost up there with good news these days, so streamlining the delivery should help ease blood pressure levels if nothing else…