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In a surprise decision just before Prime Minister’s Questions, Philip Hammond revealed that the government will drop the National Insurance Contributions (NICs) increase for the self-employed.
Theresa May had previously used a press conference to back the hike despite widespread opposition.
Ed Milliband, the former Labour leader, made a simply masterful comment on Twitter:
U-turn if you want to, the lady's not for turning...oh alright go on then — Ed Miliband (@Ed Miliband)
@Ed_Miliband marry me — Thomas (@Thomas)
20 minutes after humiliating government U-turn on the Budget, Jeremy Corbyn is beaten at #PMQs by Theresa May. — Kevin Schofield (@Kevin Schofield)
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