Spending decisions loom for Government ahead of budget

Inside Politics: Many expect a tinkering-around-the-edges exercise rather than a giveaway extravaganza

Spending has rocketed, but the Government is also discussing tax cuts and welfare increases

Spending has rocketed, but the Government is also discussing tax cuts and welfare increases

Good morning.

Spare a thought for the two Ministers in charge of the purse strings as a gruelling yet tedious three-week period beckons.

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