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@robyounguk — 2,103 followers, 1,614 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @BBCVishalaSP: Today's forecast of a £35bn deficit for 2019/20 is quite the turnaround from the surplus predicted in March 2016

Nov 22, 2017

RT @resfoundation: Average annual pay is projected to be £1,030 lower in 2022 than was forecast in the March 2017 Budget. That extends…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/933412617275703298 

Nov 22, 2017

The @OBR_UK says the #FirstTimeBuyers #StampDuty change will increase #houseprices by 0.3% in 2018. Buyers in London won't notice -- @rightmove recently said asking prices in parts of the capital are tumbling. #Budget2017

Nov 22, 2017

Business reaction to #Budget2017: The @CBItweets says the Chancellor has "gripped the steering wheel on the UK #economy" with a "good #budget in tough times".

Nov 22, 2017

The Help to Buy ISA offers first time #homebuyers a 25% top up on their savings towards a #deposit – yet take-up has been dramatically lower than predicted. The @OBR_UK estimated it would cost £700m by early 2018. It has now revealed the figure will be only £110m. #Budget2017

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