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Local reaction from today's 2015 Budget

It was the first Tory only budget for nearly 20 years - back then The Simpsons were shown on British TV for the first time, The Prodigy were number one in the charts and a first class stamp cost 26p.

Today Chancellor George Osborne pledged to create a high wage, lower tax, lower welfare Britain, citing the Greek crisis as evidence a new approach was needed.

Wesley Smith went to Haverhill to gage local reaction from people likely to be affected by the budget proposals.

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Suffolk councillor Brian Riley defends move to America on return to the UK

Brian Riley with his daughter (left) and wife (right). Credit: Archant

A Suffolk county councillor who refused to resign despite emigrating to North Carolina in America has defended his decision as he returned to the UK for the first time.

Brian Riley, who is member for Hadleigh, provoked outrage when he announced the move.

He returned to Suffolk this week and will attend a scrutiny committee meeting tomorrow.

He said he was worth the £10,000 a year in allowances.

'Britain First' leaders to attend Luton march after bid to stop them is rejected

A previous march from 'Britain First'. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Britain First' leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen will be able to attend a demonstration by the far-right group in Luton today after Bedfordshire Police failed in their bid to stop them from coming to the town.

The force had applied for an injunction, but it was rejected by the High Court yesterday.

An interim civil injunction was handed down though which means that Golding and Fransen won't be able to display banners which incite racial hatred and must stick to a designated route.

They will be able to make speeches and take part in the march however.

Bedfordshire Police to discover if they'll be able to restrict right-wing march

Police in Bedfordshire have taken measures to restrict a planned Britain First protest that's due to take place in Luton. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Bedfordshire Police will find out today if they'll be able to put restrictions on the behaviour of protesters in Luton this weekend.

A march has been organised by right-wing group Britain First which has been planned for tomorrow.

But officers have applied for an injunction against them under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Disorder Act.

It will be heard at the High Court today.

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