Point by point, as the Chancellor of the Exchequer makes his
Budget Speech this afternoon
Radio 4's special team in the News and Current Affairs studio bring you a flow of news Bashes, up-dated summaries every quarter of an hour from approximately 4.0 to 5.30 pm, and explanatory comment and reaction.
In the studio:
MARGOT NAYLOR , author Of How tu Reduce your Tax Bill; IAN COULTER , Assistant Editor of The Economist: WILLIAM DAVIS , financial expert and editor of Punch; with the BBC's industrial correspondent REG ABBISS in the chair
From outside London, BBC Radio Leeds provides reactions from a major industrial centre.
WILLIAM HARDCASTLE discusses the Budget Speech with mps of all three parties in the BBC's Westminster studio as soon as the Chancellor has finished.
(Coverage of the Budget on BBC1 from 3.0. The Chancellor speaks tonight and The Rt Hon lain Macleod tomorrow night: BBC1 at 9.10. Radio 4 at 10.10, BBC2 at 11.0)
5.50 Weather; programme news
5.55 South-East News
Contributors Unknown: Margot Naylor
Unknown: Ian Coulter
Unknown: William Davis
Unknown: Reg Abbiss
Unknown: William Hardcastle