Autumn Statement 2016 date announced


The 2016 Autumn Statement will be presented to Parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Wednesday 23 November.

Blick Rothenberg will be producing commentary and analysis before, during and after the announcements are made. We will also be running our Autumn Statement newsroom which can provide the following for the press:


  • Pre-Autumn Statement commentary – our experts can give their predictions for what the Chancellor might do and suggestions for what he should or shouldn't do 
  • A presenter “buddy” – a Blick Rothenberg expert to sit with a presenter during the announcement and comment on and/or interpret what the Chancellor is saying
  • Commentators for evening news rounds – TV and radio stations may require comment from our experts on what the Chancellor’s announcements will mean
  • How it will affect different situations – before and after tax comparisons for different situations, for example old age pensioners or newlyweds to see how they have faired following the announcement
  • Budget clinics (blogs or live Q&A) – our experts are on hand to answer readers’/listeners’/viewers’ questions on issues that they are concerned about or don’t understand following the announcement
  • Specific tax tables – to be discussed in advance of the Autumn Statement and produced for you on the day to show how different groups are affected
  • Twitter sessions – post-Autumn Statement providing answers to followers’ questions
  • Tax calculator – an interactive online calculator, that can be branded, which allows users to see how the announcement will affect them

On Autumn Statement Day, Wednesday 23 November, we will provide:


  • Immediate comment during the announcement on issues that the Chancellor raises
  • Assistance with deciphering technical detail
  • Interviews with financial experts on the announcements

Our media trained experts are on hand to assist with anything as stated above. If you would like comment, quotes, an interview or wish to clarify technical information, please call us:

Blick Rothenberg Newsroom:

David Barzilay
0207 544 8980 / 07860 322 333


Julian Menendez
0207 544 8831 / 07838 547 531