Budget set for 21st March
- Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 15:28
- Posted by Scott Buckler
Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the 2012 Budget will be held on Wednesday 21 March
Mr Osborne gave the date for his annual statement on the state of the national finances and future plans for the economy as he appeared before MPs.He also said he would respond to Sir John Vickers' report on banking with a statement in Parliament on 19 December.
Last week he confirmed growth forecasts had been revised down and borrowing would increase in his Autumn Statement.