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Budget June 2010: stay in the know with Directgov

  • Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

With the second Budget Day of 2010 taking place on 22 June, many people will be keen to know how the Chancellor's announcement will affect their finances. Everyone from parents to pensioners, eco-activists to motorists can find clear, concise information about how this year’s Budget affects them, on Directgov.

Budget 2010 on Directgov

How will the budget affect you?

Directgov will provide clear and impartial information to help explain any impact the Budget will have on your purses and pay packets. Directgov's Budget June 2010 coverage will provide:

  • full Budget information in plain English
  • easy-to-understand summaries for citizens
  • detailed information for financial professionals, media and other interested parties – this will include the fine print (the Budget report, speech and supporting documents)

George Osborne's speech will take place at 12.30pm on Tuesday 22 June, and coverage will begin to appear on Directgov later that afternoon. To find out more on the day, simply follow the link below.

Budget updates on mobile and TV

You can also access the key Budget information on Directgov’s TV service, which is available on Sky, Virgin Media and Freeview 106.

Directgov mobile will be publishing bulletins of the 2010 Budget as it happens. To keep up to date with the Chancellor's latest announcements, text BUDGET to 83377. You'll receive a text message update containing a link. Follow the link to view the bulletins. Remember to refresh your page to view the latest updates. Texts to and from Directgov are free. Standard browsing rates apply.

RSS feeds will also be available from the Directgov website. For help with subscribing to a Directgov RSS feed or accessing Directgov's TV and mobile services, follow the links below.

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