Osborne’s Autumn Statement: Key pledges and reaction
Ahead of every Autumn Statement the financial press keeps its fingers crossed that the Chancellor will launch into an economic striptease – 60 minutes of exciting announcements with a big reveal saved for the end.
True to form, the journalist community was left disappointed, along with workers under 50 who will now have to wait far longer before they can collect a pension from the state. Whitehall staff were also left feeling pinched, as they will have to cope with a further £1bn-a-year cut to their budgets. Please link to Portfolio Adviser to read the full article by Sarah Miloudi