Hopes now dashed for an update on the tapered annual allowance review, which was anticipated in the Budget. https://t.co/53xfAqdosT
— Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) October 24, 2019
Sky and BBC agree
Govt cancels the Budget ——
Treasury source says: “Parliament has voted for a delay. We’re calling for an election, so we won’t be delivering the Budget on November 6.”
— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) October 24, 2019
The budget is not going ahead on November 6th
Chancellor Sajid Javid admitted the government’s pledge to deliver Brexit before the end of the month now “can’t be met” because “everyone expects an extension”.
He told BBC Breakfast the Budget on 6 November would also not be going ahead as planned because
“what is more important right now, I think, is getting Brexit done and then having that general election”.