Spending Review: Stephanie Flanders on why we're in this situation
How has the UK economy ended up in its current state - and what impact are the cuts likely to have? BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders examines the economic arguments behind the coalition government's strategy.
Part of The Spending Review - Making It Clear, a special season of coverage on TV, radio and online ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 October.
03 Sep 2010