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Autumn Statement: 'I'm helping workers', says Osborne

The Chancellor has denied claims that changes to tax and benefits will cause working families from poorer backgrounds to suffer.

Labour said those on lower incomes will be hardest hit by cuts announced in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.

George Osborne told the BBC this was not the case, and added: "I am taking action to help all those who want to work hard and get on."

  • 06 Dec 2012
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