Three leading business people in the Border region watched George Osborne's budget speech and shared their opinions with ITV Border.
The three members are Stephen Winyard who runs Stobo Castle near Peebles, Chris Reay from Reays Coaches in Wigton and Sally Fielding from Sally's Cottages.
Hannah McNulty has the full report:
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