Rishi's Goldilocks Tightrope, OPEC Decision Looms
Rishi To Deliver?
At around 12:30 today, the Chancellor will take centre stage.
He's walking a Goldilocks tightrope, and some (all?) measures have already been released via the media.
Now he needs to sell it.
The fiscal cliff-edge looks to be avoided by phasing out the furlough measures between July & September, with employers gradually paying a larger share of the tab.
He's already flagged the need to increase taxes...
“Once we are on the way to recovery, we will need to begin fixing the public finances and I want to be honest today about our plans to do