Budget special in the shops

AFTER weeks of speculation, we should all know the contents of Gordon Brown's sixth budget later today.And The Evening Star will be producing a special edition giving full details of the Chancellor's plans for the economy – an edition available at supermarkets and garages from 6pm tonight.

AFTER weeks of speculation, we should all know the contents of Gordon Brown's sixth budget later today.

And The Evening Star will be producing a special edition giving full details of the Chancellor's plans for the economy – an edition available at supermarkets and garages from 6pm tonight.

Hints from the Treasury suggest that taxes will go up to pay for improvements to the health service, to lift more people out of poverty, and to improve the nation's transport infrastructure.

But how will the extra tax be raised? See your special Star for details.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter