Budget Statement 2004: Summary of Small Business Announcements
On 17th March 2004 the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Budget statement, which showed that:
the UK economy is now enjoying its longest sustained expansion on record;
economic growth last year was in line with the Budget 2003 forecast, and is projected to strengthen further in 2004 and 2005; and
the government is on track to meet its strict fiscal rules for the public finances.
The full Budget Statement and Report can be found at Budget 2004.
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