Autumn Statement: Benefit squeeze as economy slows – BBC News

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Autumn Statement: Benefit squeeze as economy slows
BBC News
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a fresh squeeze on benefits, as he admitted the UK economy was performing less well than expected. Austerity measures will be extended to 2018 and Mr Osborne looks set to miss key debt-reduction targets.
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