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Osborne insists 'difficult decisions will protect NHS'

Chancellor George Osborne insists the "difficult decisions" he has made will protect the NHS after delivering his final pre-election Budget yesterday.

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Farage: Budget shows 'total failure' to eradicate deficit

UKIP leader, Nigel Farage has said that the budget confirms the "total failure" of the coalition government to achieve their primary goal to eradicate the deficit by 2015.

The national debt has doubled despite Chancellor George Osborne's "clever tricks", he said.

"What you see is a recovery, yes, but one fueled by debt," he added.

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