How will the Budget affect you?

The people of the South are awaiting the Chancellor of the Exchequer's budget.

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Cameron: Tax cut on the way for millions in the UK

Speaking during Prime Minister Questions, ahead of the Budget statement, David Cameron said:

In two weeks' time there will be a tax cut for 24 million people in this country as we raise the amount of money you can earn before you pay tax.

We will have taken over 2 million people out of tax altogether. We've frozen the council tax and cancelled fuel duty increase after fuel duty increase and we are legislating to put customers on the lowest electricity tariff.

Budget Day preview: What do you need in the budget?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne is likely to continue to pursue his he's likely to pursue his policy of austerity in the budget to try to cut the deficit and balance the books.

ITV Meridian spoke to people in the South ahead of the budget, about the impact more stringent measures could have on hard-pressed families and businesses across the region.

Many people are already feeling the pinch. Malcolm Shaw has been finding out what help families and business in the area need from Wednesday's budget.

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