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GB faces 'economic equivalent of war'

The Business Secretary Vince Cable has painted a gloomy picture of the country's economic prospects at the Liberal Democrat conference.

He told delegates that Britain is facing a crisis that is the economic equivalent of war.

And the deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat party leader, Nick Clegg, has insisted there is no alternative to the coalition's strategy.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 19 Sep 2011
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