Autumn Statement

The OBR says it is "inconceivable" that disposable income is going up

OBR & IFS discredit Chancellor's claims on disposable income

The Office for Budget Responsibility has joined the Institute for Fiscal Studies in disproving data presented by the George Osborne in his Autumn Statement on disposable incomes.

George Osborne presented the Autumn Statement to Parliament today

Autumn Statement: Key points announced by George Osborne

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament and was able to say that growth forecasts are up deficit estimates are expected to fall.

George Osborne will announce that the state pension age will now be increased in the 2030s

State pension age to be raised to 69 from late 2040's

Plans to increase state pension age to 68 will be brought forward from 2046 to the mid 2030s and the state pension age will rise further to 69 by the late 2040's.

George Osborne will deliver his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons today

Autumn Statement preview – what will the chancellor announce?

George Osborne, the chancellor of the exchequer, will deliver his Autumn Statement today. The country wonders what changes he will announce.

George Osborne presents his Autumn Statement on Thursday 5th December

Autumn Statement: Government borrowing to be revised down

The Office for Budget Responsibility will upgrade GDP growth forecasts and downgrade government borrowing estimates when George Osborne presents his Autumn Statement tomorrow.

John Cridland is calling for a 2.0% cap on business rates next year

CBI urges Osborne to cut and then reform business rates

The CBI is calling on the Chancellor, George Osborne to limit the rise in business rates for 2014-15 to 2.0% and then implement reforms to make the system better.

Andrew Tyrie, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee

MPs warn Osborne to stick to March budget for tax changes

The Treasury select Committee believes the chancellor, George Osborne should introduce tax changes in March not in his Autumn Statement.

Danny Alexander: Expects steady economic growth in 2013

Cable and Alexander at odds over triple-dip recession

The two leading Liberal Democrats in the coalition expressed different views on the likelihood of the UK entering a triple-dip recession.

The IFS warns that pensioners could face cuts to benefits

Pensioners could be targeted in Osborne's next round of cuts

Despite the austerity measures of the past few years, more will be needed to balance the government's books and the IFS thinks it will be pensioners who face big cuts next.

Fitch has warned the Uk could lose its triple-A credit rating

Fitch warns UK could lose triple-A credit rating

One of the leading ratings agencies, Fitch, has warned that the UK could lose its triple-A credit rating after George Osborne admitted he would miss one of his deficit reduction targets.

Pension savers will see the amount they can save tax-free fall

Autumn Statement: Winners and losers

The Chancellor has unveiled his Autumn Statement and we analyse who are the winners and losers in George Osborne's updated plans to get the economy moving.

The UK economy will contract by 0.1%, according to the OBR

Autumn Statement: Austerity until 2018 as OBR cuts growth forecast

The Office for Budget Responsibility has cut its growth forecast as George Osborne admits that it will take longer to reduce the deficit and that austerity will last until 2018.

George Osborne's Autumn Statement at a glance

Autumn statement: Key points at a glance

George Osborne has announced his Autumn Statement to parliament today. Described as a mini-budget he says all new spending is being paid for by tax rises or spending cuts.

All the reaction to the Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Expert reaction to Osborne's mini budget

We bring you all of the reaction to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today from his announcement on pensions tax relief to the cancellation of the fuel duty rise.

George Osborne has cancelled the 3p-a-litre fuel duty rise

Osborne cancels January's 3p-a-litre fuel duty rise

George Osborne has announced that he is to permanently cancel the government's planned 3p-a-litre fuel duty rise scheduled for January.

George Osborne unveils his Autumn Statement on Wednesday 5th December

The six issues that will define Osborne's Autumn Statement

George Osborne will announce his highly anticipated Autumn Statement tomorrow as he tries to find ways to boost the economy without adding to the government debt.

George Osborne delivers his Autumn Statement on December 5th

Autumn Statement preview: Will George Osborne go for growth?

The Chancellor has to juggle the numbers in his Autumn Statement to keep the deficit down whilst stimulating economic growth with infrastructure investment. How will he do it?

George Osborne makes his autumn statement on Wednesday

Autumn Statement: Osborne will admit he has missed targets

The Chancellor, George Osborne will be forced to admit that he has missed at least one of his key deficit reduction targets when he makes his autumn statement on Wednesday.

John Cridland of the CBI wants George Osborne to go for growth

CBI urges government to put growth first in Autumn statement

Ahead of the Chancellors Autumn Statement next Wednesday, the CBI is calling on the government to use £1.5 billion on short-term high impact growth projects.

George Osborne: A lot is riding on his Autumn Statement

Moody's warns that UK could lose coveted triple-A credit rating

Moody's has warned that the UK could lose its triple-A credit rating and says getting the deficit cut combined with growing the economy is the Chancellor's biggest challenge.

Will the Autumn Statement in parliament herald a change of economic policy?

Blog: Has King given green light for Osborne to change tack?

Sir Mervyn King said he would not complain if the government missed its debt target in certain circumstances. has this given the green light for a change of economic policy?

IFS autumn statement analysis reveals poorest hit hardest

IFS autumn statement analysis reveals poorest hit hardest

Low-income households with children could be hit hard by the changes announced in the Autumn Statement, sources have warned.

The Chancellor, George Osborne presented his autumn statement to parliament today

Chancellor's Autumn Statement: What it means for your finances

How do George Osborne's plans set out in today's autumn statement affect your money? We take a look at ten key areas and analyse the effect on the economy and you.

The Chancellor, George Osborne has presented his autumn statement to parliament

George Osborne's autumn statement: What the experts say

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his autumn spending review today and we focus on what experts in each affected area think of his plans.

The OBR predicts that the government is likely to miss its austerity targets

OBR says only 60% chance govt will meet cuts target by 2017

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has cut forecasts for growth and says it is unlikely the government will meet its own deadline on austerity targets.

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