the budget 2014 george osborne

Budget 2014: key points from George Osborne's statement

Summary Wed 19 Mar, AT 15:55

Beer duty down, tobacco duty up, while savers and pensioners given a helping hand from Treasury

Toasts to Osborne in Tunbridge Wells: but what about the rest?

Wed 19 Mar, AT 15:26 The Mole

Comfortably-off savers and pensioners get a Budget boost – and a reason (perhaps) to vote Tory not Ukip

New 12-sided pound coin will be 'most secure in the world'

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Mar, AT 11:07

New £1 coin will help fight forgery but likely to cost £20m to change vending machines and trolleys

UK's five richest families 'worth more than poorest 20%'

First Reaction Mon 17 Mar, AT 12:52

As inequality grows in the UK, Oxfam calls on George Osborne to mind the gap

Osborne refuses to 'behave like a Tory' and save 40p taxpayers

Mon 17 Mar, AT 09:10 The Mole

He needs the money – and he needs to refute Labour's charge that he's only out to help the rich

George Osborne

Osborne: increase in people paying 40p tax good for Conservatives

One-Minute Read Sun 16 Mar, AT 09:09

The Chancellor faces ridicule after he tells Tories there are ‘advantages’ to more people paying the higher rate of tax

Budget 2014: what we want vs what we'll get from Osborne

Briefing Wed 19 Mar, AT 08:30

The Chancellor might have a surprise up his sleeve but this won't be a Budget full of tax giveaways

Boris Johnson rules out standing as MP in 2015 general election

Mon 3 Mar, AT 13:02 The Mole

Mayor had been keeping his options open: but 'dirty tricks' speculation has forced his hand

Boris Johnson and David Cameron

Is David Cameron calling Boris’s bluff?

One-Minute Read Sat 1 Mar, AT 07:30

PM urges Boris Johnson to stand for Parliament at the 2015 general election

George Osborne

Scotland can issue 'Braveheart bonds' but they will cost more

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Feb, AT 12:54

Osborne gives Scotland more fiscal powers in 'historic moment' but SNP insists it is 'nothing new'

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