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What did you think of the Budget?

DARLING has delivered his Budget, but what do you think? Apply to join our panel at www.cityam.com/panel by 12pm to answer these questions. Existing members will receive an email this morning.

1) Alistair Darling yesterday unveiled his final Budget before the general election. Overall, to what extent do you approve or disapprove of the Budget?

2) The chancellor thinks the economy will grow by 1 to 1.5 per cent in 2010. Is this forecast: Very realistic; Fairly realistic; Fairly unrealistic; Very unrealistic; don’t know?

3) The chancellor thinks the economy will grow by 3 to 3.5 per cent in 2011. Is this forecast: Very realistic; Fairly realistic; Fairly unrealistic; Very unrealistic; Don’t know?

4) To what extent do you approve or disapprove of each of these measures? An increase in capital gains tax relief for entrepreneurs; A 50p top rate of tax on those earning over £150,000; The creation of a small business credit adjudicator; An increase in stamp duty on homes over £1m; A two year increase in the stamp duty threshold for first-time buyers, from £125,000 to £250,000; a crackdown on offshore tax evasion.