Has the chancellor provided a clue about when the next general election might be?
The Queen died at Balmoral Castle on September 8, aged 96, after 70 years on the throne.
The new chancellor also shelved the prime minister's plan to cut the basic rate of income tax by 1p.
"The government’s growth plan is all pain, little gain for the UK taxpayer and our economy.”
He revealed the government’s radical new approach to the UK economy just two weeks after he was made chancellor.
The Treasury has refused to say how much taxpayers' cash they are spending on the project.
Simon Clarke acknowledged that the walkout would be a "huge inconvenience" – but refused to intervene.
The chancellor is expected to set out plan to ease the cost-of-living squeeze a day after the partygate report.