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Gordon Brown defends his Budget as the Tories claim it is a return to Labour being a "tax and spend party".

KEY STORIES


ECONOMIC SITUATION

BBC economics editor Evan Davis looks for fat to cut.

POLITICS OF THE BUDGET

Labour lays the grounds for the next election.


WHAT THE BUDGET MEANS TO YOU

A leading accountant gives her verdict on the Budget.


BUSINESS ISSUES

Big business backs Brown's red tape fight, but smaller firms feel left out.

BUDGET ROUND-UP

Treatment of pensioners under fire despite an extra 100 for the over-70s.




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