Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, opened the continuing debate on the 2014 Budget, on the subjects of business, innovation and skills, in the House of Commons on Thursday 20 March 2014.
The Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, responded on behalf of the Government.
The debates following the 2014 Budget statement will continue over three days on Thursday 20, Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 March. Each day will focus on a given topic.
At the end of the debate on Tuesday 25 March the Commons will be asked to approve a series of Ways and Means Resolutions. Generally the House will vote on a selection of these Resolutions.
Budget 2014 statement
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered the Budget Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 March 2014.
House of Commons Library analysis
The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.
The Library has published briefing papers on the 2014 Budget.
The Budget and Parliament
Information about parliamentary procedure and the Budget is also available.
More information about the contents of the 2014 Budget is available on the HM Treasury website.
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