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Responding to the Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) latest release showing a £2.9 billion surplus in January 2022, the first since January 2020, John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:
“These figures show that the economy is well on its way to recovery.
“Lower than expected borrowing provides the headroom needed to offset the chancellor’s planned tax hikes and prevent them from stopping our fiscal progress in its tracks.
“The upcoming Spring Statement is the perfect time for the chancellor to go for growth by cutting taxes for taxpayers and businesses.”
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