Budget 2015: As it happened

Will George Osborne put long-term prosperity over part politics? Could we see further announcements on fracking or North Sea oil? And will the Chancellor mention renewable energy at all? Follow the 2015 Budget live with edie.

It’s election year – so despite all the talk of no gimmicks or giveaways, we’re likely to see some election politics today. 

But elections are seemingly not won on environmental policy. That is the accepted wisdom.

Sustainability professionals are, by their nature, an optimistic bunch, and have been vocal in laying out their demands for Wednesday’s budget – the last of the current Parliament. 

Will their hopes and expectations be met? In this live blog, edie is bringing you all of the key announcements, industry reaction and analysis of the 2015 Budget, as it happens.

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Budget 2015: Live blog

Luke Nicholls & Brad Allen

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