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Resolution Foundation reaction to Autumn Statement 2016

By Matthew Whittaker

£59bn impact of Brexit and Chancellor’s decision to increase investment spending drive £122bn extra borrowing

Philip Hammond chooses not to support just about managing families who face a double whammy of lower earnings and benefit cuts… 594 more words


UK and Brexit: Slowdown in the economy will be much milder than previously feared

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor

By Tim Wallace
The Telegraph

27 OCTOBER 2016 • 11:07AM .

Britain’s economy expanded by 0.5pc in the three months following the EU referendum, slowing down a touch from the 0.7pc growth recorded in the previous quarter but defying the most pessimistic predictions made by the Remain campaign. 793 more words

Leave are breaking the rules on referendums

The Leave campaign will be having a well-earned pint of bitter at the latest poll ahead of the European Union referendum put Brexit ahead of Remain. 627 more words

Ross Brannigan

George Osborne's Post-Brexit Economy is a Fantasy Land

Katie Allen writes for The Guardian:

With one month to go to the referendum, George Osborne is pulling out all the stops. The chancellor has a clear message: … 225 more words


61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

It is all fantasy and I do not believe in fantasy, I will still Vote Leave, Brexit all the way.

Managing the welfare cap | National Audit Office (NAO)

The welfare cap is encouraging a greater understanding of spending on some benefits and tax credits across government, but it is important that processes for managing the cap are reliable. 9 more words


How might the chancellor's £3.5 billion of unallocated cuts fall on departmental budgets?

Alfie Stirling, Spencer Thompson

The chancellor has announced £3.5 billion in cuts to day-to-day departmental spending, but not shown us where this money will come from. 339 more words


Chancellor presents a 'next-generation Budget' as the storm clouds gather

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his eighth Budget to the House of Commons, dubbing it a ‘Budget for the long term’ but warning that ‘the storm clouds are gathering again’. 422 more words