Autumn Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons am 1:27 pm ar 22 Tachwedd 2023.

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Photo of Jeremy Hunt Jeremy Hunt The Chancellor of the Exchequer 1:27, 22 Tachwedd 2023

The shadow Chancellor cannot hear these things too many times. She loves copying and pasting our policies, and there is another that she could merrily get copying and pasting. Here is the reason why my hon. Friend is absolutely right—[Interruption.] Let me tell the shadow Chancellor the reason—it is very straightforward. We had an economic crisis thanks to the energy shock and the pandemic; Labour had an economic crisis because of what happened in the financial markets. The difference is that we took tough decisions to bring back fiscal responsibility and they ducked every single one.