Budget

Budget 2020: Member briefing

By |2020-03-13T14:54:10+00:00March 13th, 2020|EIC News|

On Wednesday the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the 2020 Budget. The thrust was clearly around measures to alleviate the economic impact of Coronavirus, but there was also an emphasis on infrastructure, with infrastructure spending rising to £640bn over this Parliament, equivalent to about 3% of GDP. More detail will follow in the National Infrastructure

Matthew Farrow on what the Budget means for our sector

By |2020-03-11T15:51:50+00:00March 11th, 2020|EIC News|

Responding to the Budget, EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow said: "Rishi Sunak has made a decent start on the green agenda in his first budget. A good win for EIC is the abolition of red diesel subsidies and the ending of this tax relief on pollution is welcome and levels the playing field for low