Chancellor says Yorkshire has created more jobs than the whole of France. 80% full time and 80% skilled.
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.