UK budget 2016 : The main points

George Osborne delivers a cautious budget as global growth declines

16th March, 2016

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has delivered his budget to the House of Commons.

As global productivity slows, Mr Osborne has cut Britan's growth forecast from 2.4 per cent to 2 per cent and says it will hover around 2 per cent for the next four years.

Among the other points of note were the introduction of a sugar tax, a cut in capital gains and corporate tax and a new lifetime ISA scheme for under...

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