May moves to end austerity
PM pledges billions despite Brexit uncertainty
Theresa May has declared that Britain’s decade of austerity is over with a pledge to increase public spending after Brexit. The prime minister used her conference speech to make a series of costly commitments that will limit the options of Philip Hammond, the chancellor, in this month’s budget. They also led to immediate demands for more money by other cabinet ministers.
If they get to spend the sweeties then I get to spend more sweeties!