Wales Office: how spending changes help Wales

The Wales Office has been setting out how some of the changes announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement will benefit Wales.

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.@hmtreasury Energy measures will help over 1.3 million households in Wales reducing electricity bills by £50 on average. #AS2013

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A £1,000 transferable tax allowance for married couples & civil partners will benefit 220,000 couples in Wales. #AS2013 @hmtreasury

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.@hmtreasury cancelling the planned rise in Fuel Duty in Sept'14 will help owners of the 1.75 million vehicles in Wales. #AS2013

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Autumn Statement 2013

George Osborne has delivered his latest assessment of the state of the economy in the Autumn Statement, announcing growth forecasts for the coming years are 'significantly up'. A net increase in budget for the Welsh Government has also been promised.