The chancellor tells the BBC he hopes to show a path towards lower taxes in Wednesday's Budget.
As rail fares rise on Sunday, we find the ways passengers can keep journeys as cheap as possible.
An economy in recession and high borrowing costs mean there will not be a bumper election giveaway.
Towns outside of big cities have seen some of the biggest rent rises as tenants choose comfort.
Mohsin Issa says he and his co-owner brother are "here for the long haul", despite Asda's £5bn debt.