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Chancellor Alistair Darling has delivered his 2009 budget

Discussion about Alistair Darling's 2009 budget is all over social network Twitter.

Cost efficiencies and a renewed green technology agenda find themselves hand-in-hand at this year’s budget.


The Chancellor is expected to retain a ‘prudent provision’ of around £50bn in public sector debt allowance in case the government doesn’t make its money bank on bank bailouts and other measures

Alistair Darling is expected to announce a £1bn stimulus package to revive the housing market in tomorrow’s Budget.

Among the measures likely to be introduced are:

This year's Budget should avoid tax hikes in order to allow the fiscal stimulus package to take hold, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

The Chancellor must ease the tax burden for businesses in this Wednesday’s Budget, says the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has urged the Chancellor to ensure this really is a 'Budget for jobs' by keeping people in work through a cut in employers' national

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