Joe Wilkinson, a builder who works in Cumbria and southern Scotland is very pleased with announcement of help for people looking to buy homes and build new homes.
He hopes that it will kick start the construction industry.
Steven Bruck, a partner at Blick Rothenberg Chartered Accountants, takes a look at the winners and losers of this year's Budget.
Osborne surprisingly had a fair amount of leeway in his Budget. But we have to set all this in the context of a very gloomy overall picture.