George Osborne has told ITV's Daybreak, pensioners "will be better off" when state pensions are increased in the coming weeks following criticism from Labour and pensioners groups over his budget plans.
Find out how you could be affected by the 2012 Budget.
The Chancellor said his budget was a reforming budget that supports working families, but one family from Taunton were left crying this afternoon by what they heard.
Business Secretary Vince Cable speaking to Vanessa Cuddeford about today's Budget.
The Prime Minister has denied that closing the helicopter search and rescue base on Portland would compromise safety. He was responding to a parliamentary question from Dorset South MP Richard Drax.
Full details of the Budget have been published by the Treasury.
Armed forces accommodation to be improved, welfare and council tax rebates to be increased for serving Armed Forces.
The Chancellor, George Osborne will unveil the 2012 budget later today.
ITV's Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg has been taking a look at what we can expect from the Chancellor on Budget Day.
ITV's Consumer Editor Chris Choi has been looking at how families could win and lose from the budget.
Tomorrow, the Chancellor will stand up in Parliament to announce his plan to get the economy growing. There has been plenty of speculation about what will be in George Osborne's red briefcase. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway has been in Taunton, finding out what people there want: