The 2010 Budget speech has started – Southlanders can hear it on 1314AM via the radio, watch it on SKY channel 90, or watch live on the internet. The Budget has across the board tax cuts to help families get ahead, and more money for health and education. Bill English is making it clear that this Budget is  all about lifting economic growth, controlling public debt, and improving our frontline public services. You can calculate your tax cut here:  www.taxguide.govt.nz.

There’s more about the 2010 Budget here  www.national.org.nz/budget