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Budget makes some progress in restoring print’s confidence

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By Rhys Handley, 12 November 2018

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In the first Budget to take place on a Monday since 1962, Philip Hammond made moves to commit the government to greater spending on health – £20.5bn more for the NHS over the next five years and at least £2bn specifically committed to mental health.

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