Noonan won't line the pockets but the bigger picture shows some progress
Published 11/10/2016 | 02:30
If, as the Abba song suggests, the winner takes it all, then there will be no winners from today's Budget.
Everybody will get a few crumbs in a carefully crafted Budget that aims to appease the elderly, the young, the so-called 'squeezed middle' and even the children.
But if there are no winners then it's unlikely there'll be many losers either. That's the benefit of a Budget with 'no surprises' - unless they are good surprises.