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The Budget: good for small business, bad for the planet

Chancellor Gordon Brown's final Budget before the general election drew mixed reactions last week - bouquets from RIBA president Marco Goldschmied for boosting urban regeneration and small businesses, but brickbats from engineers and the Construction Products Association, which said it was a budget of 'missed opportunities' which shunned green measures.

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