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Budget 2015 analysis, reaction and verdict and what it means for you

BUDGET 2015 BLOG: Analysis, reaction and the verdict on the Chancellor’s speech – and what it means for YOU By Rachel Rickard Straus for Thisismoney... read more

Income boost for 29m workers next year as Budget raises tax-free allowance to £11k and 40p threshold is hiked to £43.3k

Some 29million British workers will be in line for a pay rise next year when the tax threshold is raised from £10,600 to £11,000, George Osborne has announced... read more

George Osborne mocked after posing with pen over Budget 2015 printed speech

Can George Osborne write like an injket printer? Chancellor mocked after posing with pen over printed Budget speech By Matt Chorley, Political Editor for MailOn... read more

Budget 2015 tax cut for middle class as George Osborne raises 40p threshold

George Osborne will announce a significant increase in the starting point for paying 40p tax – rewarding employees squeezed in the last Parliament George Osbo... read more

More cuts are feared at next week’s Budget as the Chancellor lines up surplus law

Chancellor George Osborne could this week usher in deeper than expected spending cuts by forcing the Government to run a budget surplus within two years. Wednes... read more

BBC is threat to free press and faces cuts in the Budget warns George Osborne

Mr Osborne has said the BBC must also contribute to the Government’s money saving efforts George Osborne has accused the BBC of being ‘imperial in its a... read more

George Osborne to deliver a true blue Budget says JAMES FORSYTH IN THE CORRIDORS OF POWER

On Wednesday, George Osborne will stand up to deliver the first purely Tory Budget in more than 18 years On Wednesday, George Osborne will stand up to deliver t... read more

George Osborne enjoys Budget boost as economy gets its spring back 

George Osborne enjoys Budget boost as economy gets its spring back  By Hugo Duncan for the Daily Mail Published: 09:23 BST, 4 July 2015 | Updated: 09:23 BST, 4... read more

George Osborne urged to use first Tory budget to slash the 45p top rate of tax

Osborne urged to use the first Tory budget in 20 years to slash the 45p top rate of tax on those earning more than £150,000 a year Former Tory chancellor Lord ... read more

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says UK to use aid budget to stop migrant crisis

Britain will significantly scale back its efforts to rescue desperate migrants taking boats from Libya to Europe and instead send in elite forces to smash the t... read more

Chancellor on Budget tightrope as government borrowing falls to eight-year low … but national debt tops £1.5 TRILLION for the first time

Chancellor on Budget tightrope as government borrowing falls to eight-year low … but national debt tops £1.5 TRILLION for the first time By Daily Mail Re... read more

George Osborne’s pensions bill ‘a threat to UK surplus’, Office for Budget Responsibility warns

George Osborne’s plans to force future governments to spend less than they raise in taxes was dealt a blow by the spending watchdog last night. The Office for... read more

Lidl is the latest budget supermarket in Australia and YOU will soon be there

It’s the German grocery giant that’s taken the retail market by storm. And no, it isn’t Aldi. Lidl, ranked the fourth-largest retailer in the ... read more

David Cameron’s ex-speechwriter says our foreign aid budget is ‘bonkers’

It is a decade since we began striving together to transform the Conservative Party into a modern force fit for government, so I was delighted to see you confou... read more

Meet the family of four who travelled Australia for 18 months thanks to their money making blog… and how you can budget to do the same

Eighteen months ago, primary school teacher Caz Makepeace and her construction worker husband Craig found themselves overcome by wanderlust. But instead of plan... read more

George Osborne’s budget cuts could hit Defence by £1bn slash

Defence ‘to be cut by £1BILLION’: Move could hit operations overseas as Osborne seeks to reduce budgets of most government departments by extra 5 p... read more

ALEX BRUMMER: Osborne will use his July budget to outline how he will cut public spending

Best foot forward: Chancellor George Osborne The Chancellor deserves credit for sticking to the main tasks in hand, correcting the public finances and securing ... read more

Theresa May attacks police officers for ‘scaremongering’ over budget cuts

Theresa May yesterday accused police of ‘crying wolf’ about the impact of cuts – and warned officers to brace themselves for a fresh spending squeeze. The... read more

Police leaders say officers are ‘endangered’ as budget cuts hit

Beat Bobbies are dying out, warn police: Leaders say officers are ‘endangered species’ after three quarters of forces axed or merged neighbourhood t... read more

Tony’s turnaround: Budget helps Coalition close the gap in the polls

Tony’s turnaround: Budget helps Coalition close the gap in the polls New poll indicate the Coalition have won back voters’ favour post-Budget In Feb... read more

Osborne to deliver emergency summer Budget on July 8

George Osborne will unveil an emergency budget on July 8 – the second financial statement in four months. The Chancellor said he will make the changes laid ou... read more

Harvey Norman boss gloats the Budget is so good for retailers

One of Australia’s top retailers says the government’s Budget was so good for the industry people would be forgiven for thinking business owners act... read more

PM Abbott says ‘Tony’s Tradies’ will benefit from 2015 budget for a ‘fair go’

The Prime Minister has coined the term ‘Tony’s Tradies’ to describe the small business owners who are set to be the winners of the 2015 Budget... read more

The only verdict that matters: A family, a young married couple and a uni student cut through the spin to decide whether Budget 2015 leaves them better or worse off 

Lillian and Edy Martinez are hoping the extra help with childcare fees announced in Budget 2015 will make it financially viable for the Sydney mum of three to g... read more