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

19 Mar , 2015  

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 promised. But is this really the case? Here at the Hackney Post, we decided to fact-check some of the Chancellor’s key announcements. How much money comes to a Hackney citizen from the personal […]

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An image of the red budget box.

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What do Hackney business owners think of the budget?

19 Mar , 2015  

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 election budget included scrapping the annual tax return and lowering business tax. We asked local business owners in Hackney for their thoughts on the changes. Mahmet Yemtur, owner of […]

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2013 budget did little to help the poorest, analyst says

21 Mar , 2013  

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.”

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Hackney campaigners prepare for budget protest

24 Mar , 2011  

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

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Labour loses core voters with fresh 10% tax on cider

25 Mar , 2010  

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

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The 2010 budget – as it happened

24 Mar , 2010  

See what the budget means to your borough with our live blog

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Fears raised over council debt at launch of budget

9 Mar , 2010  

Council tax is frozen again but opposition parties condemn deepening deficit

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Hackney budget lowdown

9 Mar , 2010  

Digest the key points of the budget in this two minute video.

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Outrage at ‘tidal wave’ of tax set to hit Hackney firms

7 Mar , 2010  

Local trade groups have expressed anger at a looming “tidal wave” of tax that is set to hit businesses in April.

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