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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Public spending on a Con Dem Helter skelter ride

The Guardian reports on an IMF comparative analysis of public spending plans up to 2017 and finds that within five years the UK’s public sector will be the smallest of any major developed nation - ‘prepare yourself for welfare to be downsized into American-style workfare, for public-sector jobs to be turned into a second-class employment and for services, from school to healthcare, to demand that users pay more to get something decent’