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Autumn Statement

George Osborne has delivering his latest assessment of the state of the economy in the Autumn Statement, announcing that growth forecasts for the upcoming years are "significantly up".

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Full Report: The Scottish Governement's reaction to the Autumn Statement

The coalition Government in Westminster says the Autumn Statement hands Scotland an extra £308 million in the next two years. But the Nationalist Scottish Government says that doesn't make up for £3.1 billion of previous cuts.

SNP ministers are under opposition pressure to spend the extra cash on their flagship policy of extra childcare.

Our Political Editor Peter MacMahon got this reaction at Holyrood today:

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