In the Last Word, Meridian's Political Correspondent Phil Hornby is joined by South Thanet's Conservative MP, Laura Sandys; the Liberal Democrats' Matthew Oakeshott - Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay on the Isle of Wight; and Caroline Flint MP, Labour's Regional Champion for South East England.
They debate the budget: how will it affect working families in the south? And, after Eastleigh, do the three main parties need to take the UKIP movement more seriously than ever before?
Was the Spring Budget good - or bad news - for you? Charlotte Wilkins has been getting reaction in the South. Fred and Stacey link to Charlotte Wilkins.
At a time when many feel they are financially stretched to the limit - and jobs are scarce - what did George Osborne have to say? Here's Alex Forrest with your headlines.
A third of all employers - 450,000 small businesses - will pay no employer National Insurance from April next year.
The personal tax allowance will be raised from 2014. There will be no income tax on the first £10,000 of earnings.
Osborne: " We're taking a penny off a pint". It had been feared that beer could rise by as much as 6p a pint.
Help will be available to all buyers, but home cannot be worth more than £600,000. There will be more help for first-time buyers.
Chancellor is cancelling September fuel duty increase.
Tax-free child care vouchers worth £1,200 per child. Also, increased support for families with children on universal credit.