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Watch live as the Chancellor George Osborne delivers his penultimate Budget before the next General Election.
Today George Osborne will set out his fifth Budget, billed by many as his last chance.Read the full story ›
Chancellor George Osborne paid tribute to the heroism and courage of Lance Corporal James Ashworth.
The Corby soldier was awarded a posthumous VC for his courage after he was killed on patrol with the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards in Helmand Province last June.
He was protecting his comrades when he died.
The Chancellor mentioned the 23-year-old when announcing that the Military would receive the full recommended increase in "X-Factor" payment in May and to be exempted from changes to progression pay.
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Hundreds of civil servants across the region are expected to take part in a budget day strike today.
The Passport Office in Peterborough is one of the offices likely to be affected by the industrial action. A demonstration is also expected outside the tax office in Norwich.
The strike has been called by the Public and Commercial Services Union which is unhappy with plans to restructure pensions and terms of employment.
Alastair Stewart presents Anglia Late Edition - political debate and discussion covering issues in the East of England.Read the full story ›
Thirteen of the Anglia region's Conservative MPs rebelled against the Government on the question of the UK's contribution to the EU.Read the full story ›