Commons debate on the 2011 Budget, final day

30 March 2011

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, opened the third and final day of the House of Commons debate on the 2011 Budget.

Budget 2011

The Chancellor of the Exchequer made a speech to the House of Commons on Wednesday 23 March on the state of the national finances and the Government's proposals for changes to taxation.

Tuesday 29 March

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, opened the final day of debate on the 2011 Budget. At the end of the debate, the House of Commons voted on several of the Budget resolutions.

Watch and read the final day of debate and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Monday 28 March

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, opened the second day of debate on the 2011 Budget.

Watch and read the second day of the budget debate and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Thursday 24 March

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, opened the first day of the House of Commons debate on the 2011 Budget.

Watch and read the first day of the budget debate and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Budget speech and further information

If you would like to watch or read the Chancellor's Budget 2011 statement please select the Commons news story 'Budget 2011 statement' below.

The Parliament website also has information about the history of the budget as a parliamentary occasion and frequently asked questions about budget speeches and financial documents.

Debates

These debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.

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