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Budget 2012

All the latest on how Chancellor George Osbourne's 2012 budget will affect people and businesses in the Central region.

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Rising costs putting extra pressure on families

"Just even in terms of shopping for the childrens' clothes it's kinda been out of the question a lot of the time so we just have to rely on people handing clothes down to us.

Household bills, everything;s going up, food costs we find really difficult with four children, we find it really difficult making ends meet at the end of the month"

Jonathan Girling speaking about the pressures on his family

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