FT Analysis

Osborne delivers radical Tory Budget

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Chancellor cuts welfare and raises minimum wage

FT Comment

Contradictions in Tories’ housing policy

Osborne’s Budget has done too little to boost the supply of new homes

Osborne’s ‘One Nation’ still under construction

The Conservatives could take out a long-term lease on power

Official documents

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne holds up his budget case as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street before delivering his budget to the House of Commons...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in London, Britain July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett ©Reuters
Full text of George Osborne’s Summer Budget 2015 speech and Treasury documents

Politicians cannot magic up a national pay increase

A huge rise in the national minimum wage is a risky leap in the dark

George Osborne’s most audacious gamble

The chancellor drags the centre ground closer to his party

Disraeli’s heir dishes the Labour party

The chancellor is indeed a true follower of the founder of one nation Toryism

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Employers fear impact of living wage

Businesses reported to be reducing plans to hire staff

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Buyout firms fix sights on public services

Private equity sector thrives despite unexpected Budget demand

Osborne plan to cut poverty ‘hopeless’

Benefit cuts risk undermining welfare reform, says think-tank

Budget does HSBC less harm than good

After his bullying over regulation, Gulliver escaped a caning

Councils need £1bn to pay living wage

Cost of contracts with care home operators will rise significantly towards the end of the decade

Budget grants new powers to Revenue

Tax authority will be able to access bank accounts

Budget has far-reaching implications

Reforms reach across the fiscal playing field

Osborne pensions raid threatens insurers

Standard Life among companies hit most by Budget measure

Osborne catches pay body off guard

Commissioners only found out this week about chancellor’s plans

Osborne bets on pay and consumer spending

Economists divided over likely results of chancellor’s gamble

Osborne shake-up targets ‘Nimby’ shires

Move to boost housebuilding threatens conflict with Tory councils

Budget hits poor working families, says IFS

Think-tank criticises ‘regressive’ measures

Minimum wage plan branded a ‘disaster’

Think-tanks say Osborne Budget proposals are a threat to jobs

Summer Budget in charts and numbers

The graphics that set out the Chancellor’s version of Conservatism

Dividend tax rules change to hit 700,000

Top-rate taxpayers with £25,250 in dividends ‘face higher bills’

Labour steps up attack on Budget

Party says tax credit reforms will leave many poorer

Daring Budget sprawls across politics

Chancellor borrows liberally from opponents with ‘new settlement’

Corporate tax cuts for workers not shirkers

Business nominated as a partner in efforts to roll back the state

Osborne focuses on the right place

Chancellor’s break with Tory orthodoxy not very conservative at all, writes Stephanie Flanders