Jeremy Hunt has "fuelled Tory jitters" by playing down expectations of significant tax cuts in the budget, says the ipaper. Senior party figures have warned the chancellor that it's "now or never" to reduce taxes but he has emphasised the need to be "prudent".
"Can Hunt and PM pull rabbit out of the hat?" wonders the Daily Express, but The Guardian reports that the anti-poverty charity, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, suggests tax cuts would risks condemning Britain to a "lost decade" for living standards.
Meanwhile, The Telegraph leads on Home Office data showing that police forces in England and Wales failed to solve a single burglary in 48% all neighbourhoods in the last three years. It describes the figures as "alarming".
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