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The Chancellor, George Osborne, laughed through his Autumn Statement as he revealed that he was borrowing more than £200 billion more than he set out 2 years ago, that the economy would contract this year and that austerity would be extended to the next 6 years. He delivered one of the worst economic outlooks that a Chancellor has ever had to reveal and a stark reminder that his economic plan to balance the books by 2015 has completely failed.

In her regular Leicester Mercury article Leicester West MP, Liz Kendall, details that there is another way and that it doesn’t have to be like this by having a bankers bonus tax to fund a youth work programme, using the 4G spectrum auction fee to build new houses and a tough new energy regulator to bring down prices. Labour also backs a properly funded British Business Bank to get much needed funds to back growth and investment.

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