More money but Welsh Government still warns of cuts

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:

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Today’s Autumn Statement does not take away the challenges we face #AS2013

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There have been small revenue increases for Wales but those increases hide further reductions #AS2013

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The combination of cuts and increases mean that there are no easy decisions #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.