Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said he is "delighted" to have delivered a Lib Dem manifesto promise in the Chancellor's Budget:
Delighted to have delivered Lib Dem manifesto promise of £10,000 income tax free allowance - helping 27 million people
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.