Budget sketch: When Wallace met Gromit

Elliot Lane
Wallace and Gromit
Wallace and Gromit

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The Prime Minister set the scene before the Chancellor even rose from his seat. "This is a kaleidoscope budget", he declared with a smile and the House laughed with him. And that was just the array of coloured ties on the frontbench. The true Right wore blue, but Nick Clegg had abandoned his Lib Dem yellow and went for shocking Red.