How the tabloids are playing it?

How the tabloids are playing it?

Is the Mirror the only one to get it right?

Above are the front pages from the main tabloids which are not too bad for the coalition. Labour’s only voice in what used to be called Fleet Street, the Daily Mirror, put the emphasis on this afternoon’s final world cup group game for England with only a passing reference to the Chancellor’s statement.

We should always be wary of instant reactions to budgets. As a general rule governments tend to get the headlines they want on the morning after.

But these things do take time to settle in and the you need a few days. The Sundays should be more illuminative.

No doubt there’ll be a raft of polling and again quickie instant surveys might not give us the full picture.

The big news today will come from South Africa.

Mike Smithson

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