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How does the budget affect Hackney? The borough’s MPs are unimpressed

Meg Hillier warned people in Hackney they face “more hidden pain” after George Osborne delivered  a budget which she claimed underlined the government’s neglect...

Meg Hillier slates Osborne’s budget

Meg Hillier has joined her fellow Hackney MP Diane Abbott in criticising George Osborne's Budget. Speaking in the Commons shortly after the chancellor, Ms Hillier...

EXCLUSIVE: Diane Abbott blasts Osborne over ‘misleading’ Budget

Diane Abbott has slammed George Osborne's Budget and its impact on Hackney. Ms Abbott exclusively told Hackney Post: "The chancellor’s latest budget paints a rosy picture...

What do Hackney businesses want from George Osborne’s budget?

As George Osborne prepares his red box for his eighth budget next week, small businesses are waiting to see what the Chancellor has up his sleeve for...

Fact-check: What does the budget mean for Hackney?

Hackney’s residents should be rejoicing according to George Osborne after his pre-election budget, the corner having apparently been turned and plenty of juicy incentives...

What do Hackney business owners think of the budget?

The 2015 budget was announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on Wednesday. DON'T MISS: Fact-checking the 2015 budget for Hackney Among other things, the...

2013 budget did little to help the poorest, analyst says

For Hackney, the real impact of this budget will be largely non-existent, IPPR specialist says. "It will do little to improve the prospects for the local economy, will not ease the financial pain of Hackney’s poor, and does nothing to address the long-term problems the area faces in terms of housing and youth unemployment."

Hackney campaigners prepare for budget protest

Hackney Unites will take part in the TUC's 'March for the Alternative' on Saturday

Labour loses core voters with fresh 10% tax on cider

Local pubs (and the Wurzels) hit by extra 10% tax on cider.