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  1. A Lot Can Happen in Nine Months

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    The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement produced few surprises and no giveaways.

    In March 2013, George Osborne’s job security looked similar to that of a Premier League manager. Talk was of a triple dip recession, government borrowing was stuck at £120bn and the Office for Budget Responsibility was running out of red ink for its projections. (more…)