Edna McDougall
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Budget 2012: How will the budget affect you?

21 March 2012 Last updated at 22:27 GMT

George Osborne has cut the 50p top rate and the amount of income tax millions of lower earners pay, but pensioners face a future hit from the Budget.

The BBC's Danny Savage spent the day in Northallerton in North Yorkshire, where he canvassed opinion on the changes laid out by the Chancellor.

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