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Emergency Budget brought forward three hours

The emergency Budget will be delivered at 12.30pm on Tuesday 22 June.

What the emergency Budget may mean

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat government’s emergency Budget, set for 22 June, is likely to herald several tax changes.

Economic growth forecast is cut

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), set up by the coalition government to provide independent economic forecasts, has predicted that rate at which the UK economy is likely to expand will be lower than previously estimated.

Health and safety regulations to be reviewed

The government is to subject the current health and safety legislative system to a review.

Corporation tax cuts likely to be phased in

Plans by the government to reduce the higher rate of corporation tax may well be phased in over a period of years.

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