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Budget 2009: Round-up

Construction News brings you a round-up of the news from the Budget 2009


Budget 2009 Analysis: What does it all mean?

Budget 2009: Help for SMEs confirmed

Budget 2009: Measures in Chancellor’s speech

Budget 2009: £500m to kickstart housebuilding

Budget 2009: Credit insurance £500m scheme welcomed

Budget 2009: Darling insists education and health spending won’t suffer

Budget 2009: Colleges get £300m boost

Budget 2009: Economy will recover in 2009, and grow by 1.25pc in 2010

Budget 2009: £260m for training young people in ‘strong demand’ sectors

Budget 2009: Tax crackdown on construction self-employment

Budget 2009: Alistair Darling to extend stamp duty holiday

Budget 2009: No overnight solution, says Darling

Budget 2009: £1.4bn earmarked for green projects

Budget 2009: Building Britain’s future?


Budget 2009 REACTION: NFB says Govt missed an open goal

Budget 2009 REACTION: Housing stimulus offers little more

Budget 2009 REACTION: Contractors call for “honesty” about college funding

Budget 2009 REACTION: SBF says ‘far too little far too late’

Budget 2009 REACTION: FMB slams “timid” green moves

Budget 2009 REACTION: RICS praises housing measures

Budget 2009 REACTION: Ceca laments missed opportunity for transport R&M

See for further reaction to the Budget 2009