BBC News Budget 2013

RSS feed
Budget bunner
21 March 2013 Last updated at 14:51

Row over Budget home loans planGeorge Osborne (L) and Ed Balls

A political row has blown up over claims a Budget initiative aimed at helping people get on the housing ladder could be used for second home purchases.

A nurse taking notesBudget 'defers cuts until 2015-16'

The Budget allows further departmental spending cuts to be deferred until after the next election, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Expert Views