LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (C) has a rehearsal with his treasury team, from left, Financial Secretary to the Treasury Mark Hoban, Exchequer Secretary to ... more 
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (C) has a rehearsal with his treasury team, from left, Financial Secretary to the Treasury Mark Hoban, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Justine Greening and Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord Sassoon, inside No 11 Downing Street before posing for photographs with his Budget box. The Chancellor is expected to implement further measures to tackle the United Kingdom's deficit when he presents the budget to Parliament. The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual rate of inflation has risen to 4.4%, the highest since October 2008, increasing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates and slow inflation. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau-WPA Pool/Getty Images) less 
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