If he says ‘aspiration nation’ one more time….


Chancellor George Osborne almost choked on his own Budget today – with the undoubted highlight being some water going down the wrong way mid-speech – but he has frozen the scheduled September fuel duty rise. Osborne told a rather raucous House of Commons: “We’ve all listened to the people we represent. Today, I am cancelling this September’s fuel duty increase altogether. Petrol will now be 13 pence per litre cheaper than if we had not acted over these last two […]