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Osborne: Growth figures 'significantly up'

George Osborne has delivering his latest assessment of the state of the economy in the Autumn Statement, announcing that growth forecasts for the upcoming years are "significantly up".

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Only 26% think Coalition understand small businesses

Chancellor George Osborne is expected to cap increases to business rates in his Autumn Statement today and only a quarter of the public think the coalition understands the concerns of small business owners and entrepreneurs, according to the ITV News Index carried out by polling firm ComRes.

Only 26% of those questioned said the Government understood small business owners, while 66% thought the Coalition understood banks and big businesses.

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