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The Autumn Statement did not happen

Voters don't think any mainstream party will improve their lives, and Wednesday didn't change that

By Peter Kellner  

Protestors from the People's Assembly wear George Osborne masks on a marchin London. © Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Autumn Statement did not happen.

That’s obviously absurd in economic and fiscal terms. Banks and the owners of expensive homes know only too well that the Chancellor stung them on Wednesday. But in political terms it was a non-event. YouGov asked a series of before-and-after questions for the Sun, and found that…

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