Osborne drops tax credit changes in Autumn Statement but moves load onto Universal Credits to much the same net effect, long term. Less visible was the dropping of a supposedly ring-fenced £1bn fund for Carbon Capture & Storeage, an essential technology, especially given the recent announcement of more gas fired power stations.
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Government announce an extra £12bn of spending on defence equipment - part of the government's £178bn overall defence equipment and support budget during the next decade. Trident cost up by £6bn..
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Government energy policy statement: change to "consumer-led, competition-focused" with lower emphasis on climate change policies. Coal being replaced by gas as main energy source.
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Energy minister Amber Rudd expects UK to miss renewables target. Read article here
Analysis of Autumn Statement by Institute of Fiscal Studies reveals its true nature.
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New ODI report shows UK is only G7 member to increase fossil fuel subsidies. Taxpayers are funding fracking exploration for companies, while investment in clean energy had plummeted. Read report here