The sound of silence: Hammond quiet on pensions in Spring Statement

Small nod to social care

Hannah Godfrey
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Hammond made no mention of pensions or retirement in Wednesday's speech to the House of Commons
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Hammond made no mention of pensions or retirement in Wednesday's speech to the House of Commons

The spring statement was as quiet for personal finance as many predicted, with no reference made to pensions or retirement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday afternoon (13 March), Philip Hammond did not utter a single word on pensions throughout his half an hour speech. The statement's supplementary documents also...

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