George Osborne will set out plans to cut taxes by extending the austerity programme and creating a permanently smaller State. The Chancellor will say in a speech in Birmingham that Britain must face up to “hard truths” about the need to make more cuts and reforms to get a stable economy. Full story >>
A blueprint (for something) isa plan which shows what can be achieved and how it can be achieved. • The Government is to outline its economic blueprint for the next seven years later today.