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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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Osborne: 'Statement shows plan is working'

The new Autumn Statement has brought mixed news for workers across Britain.

Although the state pension is to rise by £2.95 from next April, younger people will work for longer as the pension age is increasing to 68 and then 69 sooner than planned.

Despite this, George Osborne said the austerity plans put in place during the recession have had a positive effect.

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