U.K. Chancellor Osborne Announces 2013 Spring Budget

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A City of Westminster council worker cleans the sidewalk outside 11... News Photo11 Downing Street,Budget,Budget Box,Business,Chancellor,Cleaning,Corporate Business,Crisis,Downing Street,Economy,England,Environment,Europe,Finance,Government,Government Minister,London - England,Occupation,Politics,Preparation,Recession,Residential Building,Sidewalk,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA City of Westminster council worker cleans the sidewalk outside 11 Downing Street, the U.K. residence of the chancellor of the exchequer, in preparation for his appearance with the dispatch box in Downing Street, London, U.K., on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. As many as 250,000 U.K. public-sector workers have been called out on strike today to protest cuts to their pay, pensions and working conditions to coincide with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's annual budget speech in Parliament. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images