The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021(SR21) to Parliament on Wednesday 27 October 2021. The Autumn Budget and SR21 take place as the country focuses on recovering from a period of unparalleled global economic uncertainty and challenge to move towards a more promising future.
With the economic recovery underway and emergency support winding down, the Autumn Budget and SR21 set out the government’s plans over the rest of the Parliament. The SR21 sets departmental budgets up to 2024/25.
At the heart of these plans is the government’s ambition to level up. Reducing regional inequality so that no matter where in the UK someone lives, they can reach their full potential. To find rewarding work, and take pride in their local area.
The optics of the Autumn Budget were that taxpayers’ money will be spent where it makes the most difference to people’s daily live. This covered: