The chancellor is expected to set out a further £11.5 billion of cuts, while MPs in the East are hoping for some good news for our roads.
A crash involving a lorry and a car has caused the A47 near Norwich to be closed for most of the day.
The European Parliament has been asked to help fund a series of improvements to the A47.
Part of the A47 near Swaffham in Norfolk has been closed, after a car crashed into the central reservation of the dual carriageway at 11:50am.
Three fire crews from Swaffham, Great Massingham and Thetford were called as well as paramedics.
MP's and business leaders from across the region will meet the Transport Minister to ask for millions of pounds to be spent improving the A47.
A report backed by local businesses says dualling would bring huge economic benefits and up to 10,000 jobs.
Dualling the whole of the A47 would cut the journey time from Peterborough to Yarmouth by 30 minutes but rather than dual the entire 105 mile length the plans focus on the pinch points instead.
Starting at Peterborough the plans include dualling the junction with the A47 and A1. East Winch and Middleton will be bypassed. The Easton and North Tuddenham stretch will be dualled, as will Blofield to Burlingham. Improvements will also be made to the Vauxhall roundabout in Great Yarmouth.
The A47 links the East to the Midlands - yet despite its importance, much of it remains single carriageway. Now a report backed by local MPs and businesses says dualling it would bring huge economic benefits...
A pedestrian has been killed on the outskirts of Dereham in Norfolk.
Police believe a man in his 30s from the Dereham area was hit by two cars near the Tavern Lane slip road on the A47 towards Norwich.
It happened in the early hours of the morning. A silver peugeot 307 and a black Audi A4 were involved. Police are keen to speak to witnesses.
The A47 will be closed both ways between the A1064 at New Road/Acle Roundabout and the A12/Runham Road in Great Yarmouth. This is because crane parts are being transported.
A47 The Causeway Eastbound blocked, delays due to accident, a lorry and a car involved at Willow Hall Lane.Heading away from Peterborough towards Wisbech
Around 100 partridges have been killed after a lorry transporting 15-thousand of the birds crashed on the A47 near Swaffham this morning.
The A47 has been closed for most of Saturday after a fatal crash involving a lorry. The road has now reopened, but one lane will be closed in each direction as barrier repairs go on into the night.