The budget 2014: a summary

Last weeks budget caused plenty of discussion, with some welcome news for agriculture and others areas lacking.

Figures and calculator_275_182Some positive economic data in recent months gave the Chancellor opportunity to be bullish about the recovery and point to the value of previous decisions. The Autumn Statement had many measures aimed at individuals, but this Budget did include elements that were relevant for business.

The policy team have put together a member brief to review the priorities that the NFU outlined in the submission to the Chancellor, reflect on relevant key decisions, summarise relevant data included in the Budget and an overview of policy measures announced.

Read the member brief here (login to access)