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The SNP has criticised George Osborne's budget, saying it continues the Conservative government's "harsh austerity agenda".
They say the budget has been "imposed" on Scotland:
Today's budget has been described as "deeply frustrating" by Cumbria County Council.
The council's Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Patricia Bell, has criticised the lack of information about local government finance:
Welfare cuts announced in today's Budget will hit Scotland's poorest people hardest, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.
The charity says more people could be forced into poverty, and have to rely on foodbanks, because of the changes.
It has welcome the introduction of a National Living Wage, but says wider cuts mean many people will be left worse off:
Conservative MP David Mundell says the Budget will benefit the whole country, and lead to lower taxes and higher wages in Scotland.
The MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, who is also Secretary of State for Scotland, has welcomed changes announced by Chancellor George Osborne:
But his views have had a mixed response on Twitter, with one SNP supporter taking issue with the idea that it's a "budget for the whole UK".
Conservative MSP John Lamont has welcomed the first Tory-only Budget for nearly 20 years.
He says it'll "reward hard working families in the Borders", and stabilise the UK economy:
And the MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire has also taken the opportunity to attack the SNP-dominated Scottish government:
Scottish landlords could be pushed to raise their rents because of measures announced in today's budget, according to the Scottish Association of Landlords.
The group is worried about the ending of tax deductions for buy-to-let mortgages:
These are the biggest changes Chancellor George Osborne has made in the first Tory Budget for 19 years.
He introduced a new National Living Wage of £7.20 an hour, which will increase to £9 an hour by 2020.
Child tax credits will be limited to two children born after April 2017 and housing benefit to under 21s will be scrapped.
The amount of money people can inherit before tax has been raised to £1 million.
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has slammed the Chancellor's budget, claiming many of today's changes had been stopped by the Liberal Democrats in the last Parliament.
In particular, Farron points to benefits for people under the age of 21, and grants for university students.
But he has praised the increase in the personal allowance, and increased funding for the NHS:
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a National Living Wage will be introduced, for working people aged 25 and over.
It'll start in April 2016 at £7.20 an hour and reach £9 an hour by 2020.