Peter Hoskin

Will Darling’s gamble pay off?

A good post by Nick Robinson, outlining the gambles that underpin Alistair Darling’s Pre-Budget Report:

“What’s more the chancellor’s bet depends on other risky gambles. First, that the British economy will recover as early as the second half of next year. Second, that the government can deliver a major clampdown on spending and huge efficiency savings.

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