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Savage cuts

By Daphne Liddle

CHANCELLOR George Osborne’s long-awaited spending review contained the expected savage cuts in public spending but also a lot of promises to keep spending on certain sensitive concerns, with arithmetic that just could not be reconciled with those promises.

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Return to Rachmanism?

THE CON-DEM government last Tuesday announced its intention to cut the social housing budget by over 50 per cent, to end council tenancies for life and the passing on of council tenancies from parents to their adult offspring still living at home.

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