George Osborne will use his Autumn Statement to announce a number of new spending commitments ahead of next year’s election. However, with reports suggesting that Government borrowing between April and October increased by £3.7 billion compared to last year, on the back of lower than expected tax returns, the Chancellor’s room for manoeuvre is limited.
What a result, what a campaign. It’s already become a cliché to say that the Union has changed forever despite the result but let’s examine the five things that will change now the votes have been counted.
Ahead of the Labour Party Conference in Manchester next week, Connect’s Steve Barwick looks at the big six questions which may or may not be answered.
The second and final televised debate on the Scottish Independence referendum ended with press and polls declaring Alex Salmond the winner. The truth may be more complicated; the long-term victor depends not on how Scotland votes, but on what happens in the months following that vote. Read more