#budget – Midlands Media Budget Round-up

There has been a mixed reaction to the Budget from the press across the Midlands this afternoon. While the details are still in the process of being analysed, here’s a round-up of intial thoughts…


Business Insider says the budget was “generally well received” in the region: and headlines on the creation of three enterprise zones in the Midlands.


In the West Midlands the Birmingham Post and the Coventry Telegraph have jointly run a live blog:


The Birmingham Post previously reported that local businesses are cautiously welcoming the return of enterprise zones 


While the Wolverhampton Express & Star hones in on Ed Milliband’s jibes at George Osbourne:


The Midlands Businessdesk.com focuses on the creation of the Birmingham and Black Country enterprise zones:


Surprisingly, BBC Birmingham & Black Country has not yet posted any Budget reaction:


In the East Midlands the Nottingham Evening Post leads on the reduction in fuel duty:


The Derby Evening Telegraph sticks with an overview of the key Budget announcements:


As in Birmingham, BBC Nottingham has not yet posted any Budget comments:



Watch this blog for further reaction reaction from the region to today’s budget.  


About Lisa Pilkington

As Midlands Editor, I write and plan news and features for the region which are published both in print and online. In more recent times I have also taken over news responsibility for Scotland. Broadcast journalism is also a big part of my job - getting out and about with the EGTV camera. If you want to contact me about any of the above then please email me at Lisa.Pilkington@estatesgazette.com

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