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Billions of pounds more needed in public spending cuts, says Osborne

Mon 06 Jan 2014
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Premier's Political Editor has been crunching the numbers and gauging reaction to George Osborn's speech.

George Osborne has set out plans to cut a further £25 billion pounds from public spending after the 2015 election. That includes £12 billion from benefits.

In a speech, the Chancellor says the size of the state and the welfare system must become "permanently smaller".

Premier's Political Editor Martyn Eden has been examining the Chancellor's speech in detail:

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