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A struggling chancellor

3 December 2014 By Ian Campbell

George Osborne’s budget is no pre-election pleaser, despite populist moves on property, bank and corporate tax. Deficit reduction is further behind schedule in part due to prior tax cuts. The fiscal outlook remains poor. Necessity forced low-cost gestures and further austerity. 

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