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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:36 pm on 24th March 2014.

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Photo of Brooks Newmark Brooks Newmark Conservative, Braintree 8:36 pm, 24th March 2014

This was a Budget for savers, for pensioners, for businesses, and for hard-working people, and most importantly of all it ably demonstrates that our long-term economic plan is working. Only last year, we were talking about a triple-dip recession, but in fact there was no triple-dip recession, or even double-dip recession. The Office for Budget Responsibility is now forecasting growth for this year to be 2.7%—the biggest upward revision in 30 years—and the Bank of England is forecasting growth to exceed 3%.