Friday 2 December 2011
This week's Autumn Statement has been described by commentators as a "seismic shift" in the political landscape.
The government promised to eliminate the budget deficit by the next election but now says it needs another two years to meet its target.
Borrowing and unemployment are set to be higher than forecast and spending cuts to carry on to 2017.
Hundreds of thousands more public sector jobs are also set to be lost.
Tonight, we will be looking at which people and what parts of the country will be feeling the most pain.
The A14 in Cambridgeshire is receiving an upgrade as part of a number of infrastructure investments by George Osborne. Our reporter Richard Watson visited the area to be gauge reaction to the measures.
And Gavin Esler has an interview with the British ambassador to Iran, Dominick Chilcott, who is just back in the UK after a tumultuous week in relations between the two countries.