UK Budget date saved at 11 March

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The authorities is not going to be altering the date of the Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has introduced.

It will go forward as beforehand scheduled on 11 March.

There had been hypothesis that the Budget may very well be delayed after Mr Sunak changed Sajid Javid following his resignation final week.

Mr Sunak tweeted that he was “cracking on” with preparations” and would “ship the guarantees” made to voters forward of December’s basic election.

At the weekend, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps mentioned Budget plans have been “well advanced”, however Mr Sunak “may want time”.

He instructed the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme: “The guy’s only been in place for a few days. Let’s give him a few days to decide on the date.”

Mr Javid’s resignation adopted rumours of tensions between him and the prime minister’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings.

After he stepped down, No 10 introduced there would now be a joint workforce of financial advisers for each the brand new chancellor and prime minister.

Mr Sunak was Chief Secretary to the Treasury earlier than taking on from Mr Javid.