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Tuesday, 26 November, 2002, 10:01 GMT
Brown in the red
Chancellor Gordon Brown
Chancellor Gordon Brown has delivered his key pre-Budget report to Parliament. He signalled a huge increase in government borrowing to cover extra spending on schools and hospitals. BBC News Online provides analysis of his speech in video.
The speech
Chancellor Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown admitted he got his sums wrong
Click on the link below to watch Gordon Brown's speech as well as responses from Shadow chancellor Michael Howard and Liberal Democrat treasury spokesman Matthew Taylor.





What it means for tax-payers
Property sale signs
Mr Brown predicted more balanced economic growth ahead
The Chancellor predicts lower economic growth and higher government debt. He said the UK economy will expand by just 1.6% this year, but what does that mean for the average tax-payer?




Political fall-out
Chancellor Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown has announced an increase in borrowing
Gordon Brown says he is willing to stake his reputation on his pre-Budget decisions. The Conservatives said the report was a humiliating climb-down and Lib Dems raised questions about the health of the UK economy.







Economic reaction
Pound coins
Mr Brown announced more tax breaks for childcare
Chancellor Gordon Brown said borrowing would rise to 20bn in 2002/03 against a forecast of 11bn. Click on the links below to hear reaction from economists, heads of business, firefighters and union representatives.







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