The Times. Financial Times

Economy: will grow at a slower rate than previously forecast in 2008 with growth of 2%-2.5%, down 0.5% on earlier predictions

Borrowing will be down from £38bn to £23bn in 2012

Government departments expected to save a further £30bn in three years

Business: Corporation Tax cut by 2p in the pound, to 28%, by next year

Capital Gains Tax system to be reformed with taper relief abolished from next April and private equity industry to ‘pay a fairer share’

Single rate of 18%, and a £30,000 charge for nondomiciled taxpayers who are resident for seven years and tightening of which assets are taxable

Housing: help for lenders to provide more fixed-rate mortgages for 10 years in next year’s Budget

More than £4bn renovating social housing over the next three years

Transport: £14.5bn a year extra for Department for Transport, including funding for widening M1, M25 and M6 and doubling spending to upgrade the rail network