"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
Central News Political Correspondent Alison Mackenzie looks at how today's Budget impacts on the Midlands.
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Midlands MPs have high hopes for the budget, but they are also aware the Chancellor prefers the phrase "Steady as she goes" to Giveaways.