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Speaking to the Scottish Conservatives David Cameron justified the cutting of the top rate of income tax.
David Cameron has defended Chancellor George Osborne's Budget, insisting that it was "fair" after being asked to justify the freezing of age-related allowances for pensioners.
He told a school in Bradford, West Yorkshire: "Every granny in Bradford West, as around the country, is going to be benefiting from the biggest ever increase in the pension that comes in in April - an extra £5.30 a week.
"At the same time the Budget also delivered a tax cut for 24 million people in our country. We have now taken two million of the lowest paid people out of tax altogether so it's a good Budget for our economy and it's a fair Budget for all our people."
ITV News has learned that Wednesday's Budget will raise the personal tax allowance - the part of your income that is not taxed - to £9.205. The current personal allowance is £7,475.
- Personal tax allowance to be raised to £9,205 (£8,105 was expected)
- Will save tax payers an extra £220 a year (£346 including the expected rise)
- This will cost the Treasury £5.1 billion