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British budget: Osborne to take on Labour over cost of living

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will lay out a budget today focused on securing Britain’s economic recovery and rebutting opposition claims that he’s ignoring the rising cost of living.

19th March, 2014
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will lay out a budget today focused on securing Britain’s economic recovery and rebutting opposition Labour Party claims that he’s ignoring the rising cost of living.

Measures are set to include £170 million of extra funding for apprenticeships to extend the government’s existing program to 2016. The chancellor, who presents his budget to Parliament at 12.30pm in London, is also expected to...

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