UK: AUTUMN STATEMENT
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, opened his Autumn Statement on 22 November by announcing that he was introducing 110 measures to help grow the British economy. He did not detail all but his message was clear: stimulating growth was a priority. He set out five focus areas: reducing debt, cutting tax and rwarding hard work, backing British business, building domestic and sustainable energy, and delivering world-class education. Further details can be found in this summary provided by Goodman Jones in London.