What to expect in the upcoming Autumn Statement [Podcast] EP74

Milne, Katherine and Sousa, Joao (2023) What to expect in the upcoming Autumn Statement [Podcast] EP74. Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow.

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Kate Milne is joined by Deputy Director, João Sousa to discuss the upcoming Autumn Statement on 22 November. Against a gloomy economic backdrop and significant pressure on both public services and finances, the Chancellor warns of difficult decisions ahead but what might these look like? Timestamps (00:21) What can we expect from the budget next week? (02:13) Could recent GDP revisions lead to looser fiscal policy? (04:46) How might households and businesses be affected? (06:49) What could the Chancellor do to spur on investment? (10:28) How do things look for the Scottish economy?