Ever heard of the Open Skies agreement?
In an attempt to woo the public with his stand-up comedy – and despite the precarious national finances – George Osborne just wasted a lot on poor jokes.
A Budget 2015 special.
When is an orchestra not an orchestra? The way this policy defines it, northern brass bands and Scottish bagpipe groups will be excluded from the tax relief.
The Chancellor neutralised some of Labour's strongest attack lines - but there was no knock-out blow.
The Labour leader has responded to the Chancellor’s final Budget this parliament.
George Osborne will say the UK faces a "critical choice" at the election when he delivers his Budget today – but what do we know so far?
The Chancellor later tried to wriggle out of a one-to-one debate, saying that Danny Alexander should also be invited.
Osborne has at least one big card left to play - but it might help the Conservatives less than they hope.
This looks set to be a minimalist budget - but not all is as it seems, and opposition Ed Balls would do well to veer away from it sooner rather than later.
The low point in 2000 pre-dated the government's spending increases for health and education.
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