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Retail’s reasons to be cheerful about Budget

Asked his reaction to the third Budget of 2010 (pre-Budget statement, Darling Budget, Osborne Budget), one of our members said he was pleased that the uncertainty, which he felt had depressed sales in the previous three months, had been resolved. It has been resolved in that the Chancellor has made it clear we are all going to be a lot poorer, but at least it has been resolved.