Today Chancellor George Osborne revealed his Autumn Statement but what does the statement mean for you?
George Osborne has delivered his first upbeat assessment of the economy, although he cautioned that there’s still more work to do.
The Chancellor has chosen measures today that should shove the recovery along and make it a bit easier for some companies to do business.
Plans to increase train fares by 1% above inflation from January has been cancelled, so they go up in line with inflation, George Osborne has said.
The fuel duty rise for next year has been cancelled, Chancellor George Osborne has announced.
Petrol tax had been set to rise by 2p a litre.
George Osborne has said there will be an additional 30,000 student places next year, with cap on student numbers abolished in 2015.
Once again, Osborne misleading on CGT for overseas buyers - lots already pay (eg French). His new tax will be on new gains post-2015
Funding for Jobcentres to support 16 and 17-year-olds in finding apprenticeship or traineeship.
Requirement for job seekers aged 18 to 21 to start traineeship, work experience or community work after six months or lose their benefits.
2% business rate cap officially announced. Good but not good enough. A tax rise is still a tax rise #AS2013
The Chancellor has announced that financial resources will be provided to fund expansion of free school meals to all school children in reception, year one and year two.
Not many new headlines so far, save for the growth figures. I am guessing he must have a flourish at the end.
George Osborne has announced new loans worth £1 billion to unblock housing developments including in Manchester and Leeds.
Osborne confirms pension age changes - the younger you are now the older you ll be when you retire
As state pension itself carries on rising thanks to triple lock