On Monday, Philip Hammond will deliver his third Budget. His first almost finished his frontbench career. His second probably saved it.
Ironically for the Chancellor, having made a big play of switching to a one-off fiscal event in the autumn, this late October affair is likely to be relatively limited and there may be more substance in the spring as Britain formally bows out of the EU.
Ahead of the announcement, read Headland’s guide to the Chancellor’s plan to produce a Budget to forget.