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Paul Lewis on how the cuts affect you

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has defended the spending review from critics, who say his cuts will hit the poorest hardest -- and stifle the economic recovery.

Labour described the review, which sets out cuts of £81bn over four years, as a "reckless gamble".

Paul Lewis from Radio 4's Money Box programme explains how the cuts could impact on people's lives.

  • 21 Oct 2010