Archive: Budget 2013

Good feelings: Mild improvement in Osborne's poll ratings

Small mercies: Budget 2013 sparks slight improvement in Osborne's popularity

George Osborne was enjoying a mild improvement in his poll ratings today, after a Budget which was generally well received in the Westminster village.

Opinion Former Articles

  • CPAG media briefing for budget coverage

    To help with your reporting on tomorrow’s Budget Statement and its impact on families and UK child poverty rates, Child Poverty Action Group has produced the attached briefing.

  • CIHT: Is infrastructure a budget priority?

    CIHT welcomes the 2013 Budget’s acknowledgement that infrastructure is a key economic policy priority. Investment in a fully functioning transport infrastructure is essential to underpinning a successful economy and has been at the forefront of CIHT’s vision for a prosperous economic future for the UK.

  • FSB: A budget to restore confidence and growth for small businesses

    Small businesses must now seize the Chancellor’s wide ranging package of measures to support the economy.

  • CPAG: Budget leaves poorest families abandoned on the frontline of austerity

    CPAG: “The Chancellor described it as a budget for families with children looking to work hard and aspiring to get on, but most low income families have very few reasons to be cheerful and plenty to be fearful. Child poverty is set to increase by 600,000 children during the Coalition’s time in office, and there is nothing much in the Budget that will change this course." Read on.

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