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Thursday, 20 March 2014
Musings on the Budget!
The Budget 2014
In his fifth Budget statement, Chancellor George Osborne released a list of changes aimed at “makers, doers and savers”.
But what does the Budget have in store for housing in 2014?
The Budget – Stamp duty clamp down
George Osborne revealed there would be a clamp down on the practice of buying properties through companies.
The Budget – Help to Buy extension
Ahead of today’s Budget, the Chancellor announced that the Help to Buy equity loan scheme will be extended to 2020.
The Budget – Ebbsfleet garden city
It has been confirmed that the Government will build a garden city in Ebbsfleet in Kent, creating 15,000 new homes.
The Budget – Flood and pothole aid
Following the awful storms and flooding this winter, the Chancellor pledged £340 million towards building and maintaining Britain’s flood defences and repairing potholes.
The Budget 2014 LIVE
Want to read more about the 2014 Budget? View our blog for updates from the House of Commons as they happened.
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