Delivering his last Budget before Brexit next year, the Chancellor has used the relatively positive economic figures to paint a rosey end of austerity picture. What do his new spending plans mean for pharma, medical innovation and life sciences? Given that we still know very little about how Brexit will affect the UK’s public finances, the Chancellor could perhaps have promised almost anything and will have the perfect excuse not to deliver, once we actually leave the EU. He made almost no reference to Brexit in his speech, quite remarkable but perhaps entirely predictable and his only political option if he is to shore up his Prime Minister for the next stage of her negotiations. Read our short briefing here.