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The Budget: Response in Tweets

The industry’s twitterati took to their favourite social media platform to vent their feelings on today’s Budget.

Nick Hood ‏@nickhood546m Business risk analyst, Company Watch

Dear Chancellor, how many retail jobs have to be lost and how many stores boarded up before you listen? #bizratesfailure #beerbeforeshops

Andrew Stevens ‏@andy_verdict1h Analyst, Verdict Research

#budget2013 a real shame nothing has been announced on business rates, very little in this budget to support retail

Paul Turner-Mitchell ‏@Paul25Ten1h Indie owner

Business in Rochdale will face an additional tax burden of £1.62m as a result of #Budget2013 through business rate increases.

David Schneider ‏@davidschneider1h Comedian

Osborne’s clear message to overseas businesses: “Britain is gagging for it! Come and screw us” #budget2013

fleetstreetfox ‏@fleetstreetfox2h Journalist

We’re going to grow more than France and Germany next year - but not as much as Iceland, where they jailed the bankers. #Budget2013

Larry the Cat ‏@Number10cat3h Spoof account

George Osborne is delivering the Budget in an hour; Eric Pickles is currently panic buying pasties in Greggs… #Budget2013

Sunny Hundal ‏@sunny_hundal1h Journalist

Ed M: “The only time the country felt we were all in it together was when the Chancellor was booed at the Olympic games” #budget2013

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