The Chancellor's proposal for a £1.3bn a year cut in disability benefits is under fire - but what will it involve and who will be affected?Read the full story ›
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Around 20 Tory backbenchers wrote to the Chancellor, even before the Budget was delivered, to outline their concerns about the measure.Read the full story ›
George Osborne, speaking on Good Morning Britain, admitted the move was "controversial" but said it was necessary to protect children.Read the full story ›
Labour's Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said if his party is elected at the next election it will not abolish the sugar tax announced in yesterday's Budget.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain, Mr McDonnell said Labour supported the reasoning behind the tax but did not think it would work unless it was part of a wide health strategy designed to tackle obesity.
We welcome the sugar tax but the problem is it's not part of an overall strategy to tackle obesity and whilst George Osborne is introducing the sugar tax, he's cutting £200m from the public health budget.
In principle we support it but we have to see the detail as it rolls out.
The Chancellor will defend the budget today amid complaints he announced a tax on fizzy drinks - an attempt to get his plans back on track.Read the full story ›
Osborne says drinks producers should pay the new 'sugar tax', writes Chris Ship - but will it be customers who end up shouldering the cost?Read the full story ›