Autumn Statement: Are you a winner or loser?

George Osborne gave his Autumn Statement yesterday, laying out the state of the nation’s finances and his spending plans for the coming months and years. To say the message was gloomy is an understatement, it is clear that the economic downturn will affect Britain for much longer than had originally been predicted and that any recovery will be a slow and painful process. How bad is the economic outlook? Are you a winner or a loser from Mr Osborne’s statement? What were the key points? Read on to find out. Winners Motorists January’s planned rise in fuel duty has been scrapped and Augusts’ rise ...