It’s the traditions that make the Budget interesting. But today’s won’t be as traditional as you’d hope.
The Treasury select committee has complained that George Osborne has made the Autumn Statement a second Budget every year.
George Osborne had a surprise for us all in his Autumn Statement today
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The head of the European Central Bank seems to be trying to block a plan by Angela Merkel to force private bond holders to accept a write down in the value of their Greek debt in return for more loans to Athens.
I’m a single parent father with a seven year old daughter and it’s been a struggle bringing her up on my own. We live on a very tight budget. We live in a one bedroom flat in Manchester and my daughter still sleeps in a cot because I can’t afford a new bed. We can’t afford to move to a bigger place.
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