Coalition Standing Firm on UK Cuts

December 20th, 2010
in News

Financial Times:  The Liberal Democrat minister behind Britain’s austerity programme has vowed that the coalition will “stand firm” in implementing its £81bn of cuts next year, facing down political opponents and threats of a “battle” with trade unions.

Follow up:

Danny Alexander, Treasury chief secretary, said on Monday that there was no alternative plan and the coalition would resist pressure to spend more money next year to lessen the pain of the cuts.

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