Budget 2013: Newspaper reaction


Evening Standard Front page 20_03_2013As usual the newspapers are full of reaction to the Chancellor’s annual Budget speech.

The day started with George Osborne taking to Twitter to announce that “Today I’ll present a Budget that tackles the economy’s problems head on helping those who want to work hard and get on.”

However there was controversy as the London Evening Standard leaked the contents of the Budget via Twitter before the Chancellor had even taken to his feet to start his speech.

So, what did the papers have to say?

Read on to find out.


 Evening Standard
 The Telegraph
 Mail Online
 The Independent
 The Guardian
 The Sun
 Daily Mirror