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Populist high wire act

24 March 2010 By Ian Campbell

The preelection budget could have been even worse. But it still includes populist measures like a tax cut on property purchases. And while deficit forecasts have been shaved, they remain optimistic and alarming. At best the UK delays its pain; at worst it heads for crisis.

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