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Budget 2015

George Osborne’s growing number of new jobs might be the talk of politics – but there’s one role he won’t be getting . . . new team boss at Norwich City!

Transport secretary Chris Grayling reaffirmed the government’s commitment to Lowestoft’s third crossing project when he visited the town today (Friday, March 17).

George Osborne has been appointed editor of the London Evening Standard.

Chancellor Philip Hammond conducted a major budget u-turn over plans for a hike in National Insurance Contribution for the self-employed.

Workers in North Norfolk could be the hardest hit by the chancellor’s controversial National Insurance Contribution revenue raiser.

Here is Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget at a glance:

Chancellor Philip Hammond stood accused of breaking a Conservative manifesto pledge after putting a controversial tax hike for the self-employed at the heart of his pre-Brexit budget.

Philip Hammond had a hard act to follow in delivering his first budget.

Chancellor Philip Hammond shed his strait-laced image and showed a more humorous side as he took to the despatch box to deliver his first Budget.

The Budget sets out a plan for a “brighter future” as the UK leaves the European Union, the Chancellor has told MPs.

Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his first spring budget today. Here are a few of the things he is expected to announce.

Cash to teach young people about the importance of universal suffrage almost 100 years after women first got the vote will be announced in the chancellor’s International Women’s Day budget.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis could be asked to return to the shadow cabinet, John McDonnell has said.

It has already been revealed that investment in science and free schools will be among the announcements in Philip Hammond’s first full budget.

Millions of pounds to create more free schools will be unveiled in the budget this week.

Norfolk MP Norman Lamb wants an extra £4bn to be pumped into the NHS and social care by the chancellor on Wednesday.

Cash to develop cutting-edge batteries for electric cars to combat air pollution will be unveiled in this week’s budget.

At least 40 more officers are to be recruited to top security Whitemoor Prison in March, Justice Secretary Liz Truss revealed during a two hour visit today.

Theresa May’s Article 50 game-plan was dealt a blow by Lords after it amended the plan to start negotiations on leaving the EU at the end of this month.

Norfolk’s 1950s-born women will return to parliament next week to reiterate their call for action after they were not told about changes to their pension age.

Liberal Democrat peers will attempt to force the government to set out its strategy on local funding and economic growth post-Brexit.

A Norfolk MP has insisted he is committed to helping people live without stigma and discrimination following a backlash over comments he made about disability benefits.

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has led a small delegation of MPs to meet the Chancellor of Exchequer to press the case on behalf of independent retailers in two coastal towns against proposed business rate rises due to be enforced this April.

Clive Lewis said he was keeping his promise to his constituents as he resigned from the shadow cabinet after failing to obey his leader’s three-line whip to back the Brexit bill.

A 10-point plan which would allow regular Norwich in 90 and Ipswich in 60 trains has been set out by Greater Anglia - with a plea for businesses, travellers and politicians in East Anglia to get behind it.

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Government of arranging a “sweetheart deal” with a Tory-led council to stop a controversial council tax referendum.

Seven months after becoming the first female Lord Chancellor, Elizabeth Truss talks to Annabelle Dickson about the challenges of the post

A new law to give Theresa May the green light to begin divorce proceedings with the European Union passed a major hurdle after an overwhelming majority of MPs gave it their backing.

MPs will seek assurances they will be given a say over Brexit negotiation details after Supreme Court judges ruled parliament must give the green light to Britain’s exit from the European Union.

MPs and peers will have to vote before Theresa May can formally start divorce proceedings from the European Union.

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