The Budget: How the North East is affected

Chancellor George Osborne will set out £4 billion of spending cuts.

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Fuel, beer and cider duty frozen

Mr Osborne delivering the budget Credit: PA

Fuel duty will be frozen for the sixth year in a row, Mr Osborne said.

He said it would result in a saving of £75 a year for the average driver.

Beer and cider duty will also be frozen.

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