2014 Budget debate on communities and local government

24 March 2014

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, opened the continuing debate on the 2014 Budget, on the subject of Communities and Local Government, in the House of Commons on Monday 24 March 2014.

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Hilary Benn, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

Budget debates

The debates following the 2014 Budget statement continue over three days on Thursday 20, Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 March. Each day focusses 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.

Further information

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 a briefing paper 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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