Does the Autumn Statement affect you?

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has revealed his Autumn Statement.

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North East MPs react to Autumn Statement

MPs from the North East have been reacting to George Osborne's Autumn Statement.

Our Political Correspondent, Paul Brand, was in Westminster to get the views of Labour MP Chi Onwurah (Newcastle Central), Conservative MP Guy Opperman (Hexham) and Liberal Democrat MP Sir Alan Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed).


Autumn Statement: NECC responds

The region’s largest business organisation has welcomed measures announced in today’s Autumn Statement, but says the Chancellor must deliver more.

The North East Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive, James Ramsbotham, says one of the positives for our region is a freeze on business rates at 2 percent.

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