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Chancellor George Osborne's autumn statement - live blog
10:13am Wednesday 5th December 2012 in News
CHANCELLOR George Osborne will unveil a £154 million blitz on big-name global companies and wealthy individuals in the autumn statement today.
His mini-budget is also expected to deliver equally bleak news for benefit claimants as the government continues its battle to balance the books in the face of stalling growth.
Follow the announcements live from 11am. Post your reactions below.