The fat and the lean

Brummer, Alex
October 2007
New Statesman;10/15/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4866, p16
The article examines the state of public finance in Great Britain as reported by finance minister Alistair Darling in October 2007. The author is critical of provisions contained in a financial statement that dictate the reduction of public spending in the period 2007-10. It is also noted that there will be a shortfall in taxes collected and that overall business growth will be curtailed.


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