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Alan Johnson: Government cuts on "slash and burn" policy

The Chancellor, George Osborne, is preparing to reveal the full extent of the most dramatic public spending cuts in Britain since WWII.

Around half a million public sector jobs are expected to go as ministers try to bring down the national deficit.

The Shadow Chancellor, Alan Johnson was asked if he agreed with the government's assertion that the cuts are the fault of Labour.

  • 20 Oct 2010
  • From the section UK