Stamp Duty - Today's announcement, will mean 80% of first-time buyers will pay no Stamp Duty and 95% will see a reduction, says the Chancellor. It means those buying homes valued up to £300,000 or up to £500,000 in areas with higher house prices will save up to £5,000.
Housing - A £44bn investment has been announced as part of the government's plan to build 300,000 new homes a year.
Tax changes - The Personal Allowance, the amount of money you can earn in a year before becoming liable for Income Tax, has been raised from £11,500 to £11,850 from April 2018. You'll pay 20% on earnings above the threshold. The higher rate threshold will go up from £45,000 to £46,530 from April 2018, after which 40% income tax is payable on earnings.
National Living Wage and Minimum Wage - The National Living Wage for workers over 25 will rise by an inflation-busting 4.4% from £7.50 an hour to £7.83 from next April, boosting those workers' pay by around £600 a year. For workers aged 21-24, the rate rises from £7.05 to £7.38 per hour. The National Minimum Wage rises from £5.60 to £5.90 for 18-20-year-olds.
Universal Credit - The initial seven-day wait has been abolished. Entitlement now starts from the day of the claim. Any household will be able to get a one-month advance in just five days. New claimants receiving Housing Benefit will receive that benefit for two further weeks to make it easier to pay their rent.