Property Week: 2/12/2016
The overwhelming consensus on chancellor Philip Hammond’s first – and apparently last – Autumn Statement was one of frustration.
While some individual measures, including additional infrastructure spending aimed at unlocking housebuilding, were welcomed, most commentators felt that the chancellor failed to go far enough to meet businesses’ concerns.
Alan Watson, Rapleys Head of Rating, provides his comments within the article stating that despite the chancellor’s promise that his first and last Autumn Statement would be pro-business and pro-growth, once again businesses have been short-changed over rates.
Read the full Property Week article here.