Budget 2013: Five biggest surprises

Jess Bown

Waitress carrying beer
Waitress carrying beer

Budget 2013: What it means for you

When George Osborne stood up to make his Budget 2013 speech this morning, few people were expecting him to admit that the economy is now expected to grow by just 0.6% this year, half the 1.2% he predicted at the end of last year.

However, most people were also surprised to hear that the price of a pint of beer would be coming down by 1p.