Westminster scene
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Chancellor's Spending Review and cuts to budgets

George Osborne's Wednesday statement on the Spending Review - or a Spending Round as it is set to be renamed - will set out how much individual government departments will lose from their budgets in the financial year 2015-16.

In total he will announce additional cuts of £11.5bn.

Giles Dilnot reports on how history shows previous spending reviews were handled.

MORE FROM THE DAILY & SUNDAY POLITICS

Watch more clips of films and interviews, the Sunday Interviews with Andrew Neil, our soapbox films, or 'like' us on Facebook page; 'follow' us on Twitter or see full programmes from the last seven days via BBC iPlayer

Go to next video: Whitehall mergers 'could save £8bn a year'