Next month's 6p rise on a pint of beer is reportedly set to be scrapped. The Sun reports that the Chancellor will also abolish the beer duty escalator in the Budget this afternoon. The escalator increases the levy by 2% on top of inflation each year.
A round up of the press' reaction to George Osborne's Budget 2013.
The borrowing figures announced by the Chancellor today were as bad, if not worse, than expected.
Conservative sources in the coalition said there will be no more welfare savings in the 2015/16 spending round.