The first Budget of Boris Johnson’s majority government is just one week away, as newly-appointed chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed plans to deliver the financial statement on March 11.

The giant Conservative majority has given Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his chancellor carte blanche for radical reform of taxes and public spending.

Although the party’s manifesto was somewhat light on detail, the first Budget of the new Government is likely to be eye-catching.

Changes to tax, pensions, housing and social care are all likely to feature.