Miliband: "I'd like to quote a Conservative leader of a northern city, but there aren't any! And under this govt there never will be!"
Budget proves general election will be fought in the north. Tories promise northern powerhouse, Lab says it's a farce. Repeat ad infinitum.
Miliband says north has faced 70% bigger cuts than rest of country. For every £1 spent on transport in NE, £25 spent in London.
Rarely will we see a Chancellor so clearly enjoying a Budget. George Osborne seemed to take pleasure in knocking down his opponents' claims.
The Budget isn't just about public finances - it’s about our personal finances too. Here's a quick guide to what we can expect.
Having set expectations so high (or low, depending on your political views) George Osborne has the opportunity to ease back on austerity.