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According to the Wales Office, the knock-on effect of spending plans for England announced in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement will mean an extra £100m for the Welsh Government over the next two years. But the Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt has tweeted that the picture is more complicated:
The Welsh Government should introduce free meals for all infant school pupils in Wales, according to the Liberal Democrats. They say that an extra £54m will go to Wales as a result of spending on the scheme in England. Education Spokesman Aled Roberts says:
The Wales Office has been setting out how some of the changes announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement will benefit Wales.
George Osborne has told the Commons the OBR forecast for growth in 2013 upgraded from 0.6% to 1.4%, for 2014 upgraded from 1.8% to 2.4%.
George Osborne has been interrupted by the Speaker while delivering his Autumn Statement:
Delivering his Autumn Statement, George Osborne has told MPs: "Britain's economic plan is working but the job is not done."