March 2017 United Kingdom budget
The March 2017 United Kingdom budget was delivered by Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the House of Commons on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. The last budget to be held in the spring, it was Hammond's first as Chancellor of the Exchequer since being appointed to the role in July 2016.
|Presented||Wednesday 8 March 2017|
|Total revenue||£744 billion|
|Total expenditures||£802 billion|
|Deficit||£58 billion (2.9% of GDP)|
2017–18 taxes and spendingEdit
|Receipts||2017-2018 revenues (£ billions).|
|Value Added Tax (VAT)||143|
|Total Government revenue||744|
|Department||2017-2018 Expenditure (£ billions).|
|Housing and Environment||36|
|Public order and safety||34|
|Personal social services||32|
|Industry, agriculture and employment||23|
|Total Government spending||802|
- "Budget 2017: Philip Hammond faces row over tax rises for self-employed - as it happened". The Guardian. 8 March 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- HM Treasury, "Government spending and revenue: Chart 2: Public sector receipts 2016-17", in HM Treasury (ed.), Spring Budget 2017 (pdf), London: HMSO, p. 8, ISBN 9781474140973.
- HM Treasury, "Government spending and revenue: Chart 2: Public sector spending 2017-18", in HM Treasury (ed.), Spring Budget 2017 (pdf), London: HMSO, p. 8, ISBN 9781474140973.
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