Overall tax rates are set to hit their “highest ever level” under his government.
Laura Trott insisted the amount that average earners pay has come down since 2010.
The Autumn Statement was meant to turn around the Tories' fortunes. It didn't.
The prime minister had hoped it would turn around the Tories' fortunes.
The Resolution Foundation said that the Autumn Statement set a "grim" new record for poor living standards.
Jeremy Hunt said he was introducing the "biggest tax cut since the 1980s" but the overall burden is going up.
The chancellor was accused of "picking pockets" as tax burden set to hit post-war high.
The Treasury boss boasted that he was cutting taxes - but the small print told a different story.
But the overall tax burden is set to hit a new post-war high - and economic growth will be weaker than previously forecast.
The chancellor will also unveil plans to cut the benefits of those who refuse to accept a job.