UK faces largest drop in living standards since 1950s

by 24britishtvNov. 17, 2022, 8:50 p.m. 18
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Jeremy Hunt painted a gloomy picture of recession and falling living standards as he announced a £55 billion combination of tax rises and spending cuts to stabilise the public finances. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The government's independent forecaster, the Office for Budget Responsibility, says that disposable household incomes will fall by 7% over the next two years, the biggest drop in living standards on record. Most of the spending cuts are delayed for two years until after the next general election. ----------------------- Follow us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/Channel4News

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