Autumn Statement responses

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 3 December, 2014

Every year, the chancellor of the exchequer provides an Autumn Statement to parliament, focusing on economic growth and government finances, which serves to update parliament on the government’s plans for the economy.

Below is a round-up of responses to this year’s Autumn Statement.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Responding to the Autumn Statement, chief executive of the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), Julia Unwin, said:

‘George Osborne has high hopes for 2020, but we know for the worst off families the forecasts are heading in the wrong direction, with one in four expected to be living in poverty by then. There was little in …read more

Source: Family Law News