It’s the Spring Budget 2022 and, like clockwork, the chancellor is posting pictures of himself.
Rishi Sunak could never be accused of ignoring his image. From the slick social media graphics to the Dishy Rishi moniker, he’s got his personal branding under tight control.
So, perhaps as an olive branch to those who’ll be sorely disappointed by tomorrow’s spring statement, HM Treasury has released a tranche of pictures of Sunak doing serious things. It’s an annual tradition, after all.
This year, we’re treated to Sunak laying his speech out on a table in front of him – all 24 pages of it.
Inevitably, it’s sparked reactions. HuffPost UK’s Graeme Demianyk dreamed up one of the more palatable MP’s second jobs of recent years.
The crisp white pages were a Photoshopper’s dream, with Mike Barrett projecting some possible ideas for the Spring Budget 2022.