Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered a gloomy Autumn Statement this afternoon, announcing that growth forecasts had been slashed for 2011 and 2012. While the OBR estimates that the UK will avoid recession, it remains clear that further deterioration in the Eurozone could jeopardise this.
Read Keene’s thoughts on what this means for the country and the Government below:
He was formerly Head of Policy at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). With degrees in history and economics from the Universities of Oxford and London, Jake is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a trustee of the European Association of Philanthropy and Giving and advises several governments on public policy. He also advises clients on CSR and philanthropy activities.
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