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Autumn statement: seven promises you might have missed

The debate next week will be dominated by economic forecasts, but here are some crucial other points to look out for

By Emran Mian  

George Osborne faces challenges on all sides © Number 10

The Chancellor will make his final Autumn Statement before the election on 3 December. The most notable part will be the latest economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) and their implications. Is the deficit finally coming down? What scale of cuts will still be needed in the next Parliament to meet the Government’s target of closing the deficit…

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