The £600 rise in the personal allowance will be swallowed up by higher VAT.
Don't believe the hype: the Chancellor of the Exchequer isn't a political genius.
Minute-by-minute coverage of George Osborne’s second Budget as Chancellor.
Higher borrowing and higher inflation figures announced the day before the Budget.
Expect no surprises tomorrow. In fact, the economic die has already been cast.
The de facto tax rate on petrol is 161 per cent.
The Chancellor trails his budget in speech to the Tories' spring conference.
This costly measure would mean major tax rises or spending cuts elsewhere.
The claim that Labour would have cut spending by just £2bn less doesn’t stand up.