It ain't just what you do, it's the way that you do it. This Bill puts the right conditions in place to allow British business to flourish.
David Gauke 05/07/2011
David Gauke MP, quoting Bananarama, on the passage of the Finance Bill (No. 3)
Balancing your budget is like protecting your virtue. You have to learn when to say no.
Ronald Reagan 01/1980
Can there be a more lamentable picture than that of a Chancellor of the Exchequer seated on an empty chest by a pool of bottomless deficiency fishing for a budget?
Robert Peel 1841
On the 1841 budget
It is dangerous to play politics with the Budget.
Clement Attlee 29/10/1945