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Tories climb to 42 per cent in first post-Budget poll -- but remember, the pain has barely begun.
Noam Chomsky on Latin America | Osborne’s deadly cuts | David Remnick interview.
Michael Portillo warns Chancellor that extra tax rises may be needed to take the strain off cuts.
They claimed that Brown was planning to raise VAT to 20%. And then did it themselves.
Tough but fair, or a punitive Budget that hits the poor hardest? Here’s what the papers have to say
And how Osborne misled us all over his VAT increase.
Join us now for live coverage of George Osborne’s first Budget.
The Chancellor may opt for something a little stronger than mineral water.
Talk of a “fair and progressive” Budget disguises how cuts will hit the poorest hardest.
Expected rise in VAT under fire from trade unions and the Taxpayers’ Alliance.