Economics Editor Stephanie Flanders and Political Editor Nick Robinson
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UK economy: What will be in the Autumn Statement?

The Chancellor George Osborne is preparing to unveil his "mini budget" Autumn Statement.

There could be fresh investment in infrastructure projects and other measures to boost the flagging economy.

But as the BBC's Economics Editor Stephanie Flanders and Political Editor Nick Robinson discuss, it is a balancing act.

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