Tax and austere measures effect on seaside town of Hastings
Labour leader Ed Miliband is among the critics arguing coalition plans are putting the UK economic recovery at risk.
Susana Mendonça reports from Hastings to find out how the Sussex seaside town - with a high level of people working in the public sector - is preparing for the austere year ahead.
She spoke to Theresa Pollard from Tomorrow's People, recruitment consultant Claire Hesmond and Graham Markey from Hastings Chamber of Commerce.
- BBC News