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Philip Hammond

Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines. Mark Coles profiles the chancellor, Philip Hammond, who made a U-turn on his Budget this week.

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, made a U-turn on his Budget this week. Just seven days after announcing a rise in National Insurance Contributions for some self-employed people, the policy was reversed. It's been portrayed as a huge political setback for the man nicknamed 'spreadsheet Phil'
But who is the man behind the headlines? Mark Coles finds out.

Producer: China Collins.

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Sun 19 Mar 2017 17:40