Chancellor George Osborne has noted that the OBR has revised down global forecasts, blaming part of the UK's troubles on global conditions.
Here we go then. For the second time in four months chancellor Osborne tells us how he'll shift our money around for political gain.— Julian Harris (@Hariboconomics) March 20, 2013
Apparently the rise in exports beyond Europe is thanks to the UK government. Not in any way a natural consequence of globalisation, then.— Julian Harris (@Hariboconomics) March 20, 2013
"while less than we would like, growth expected to be higher than France and Germany" 1% next year, says OBR #Budget2013— Marion Dakers (@mvdakers) March 20, 2013