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Budget 2013: Vince Cable on UK's 'very deep crisis'

The government "cannot predict" when the austerity measures will end, the business secretary has said.

Speaking after the chancellor delivered his fourth Budget, Vince Cable said that there were positive signs in the economy but warned that the country was experiencing "a very deep crisis".

George Osborne has insisted his economic plan is working, despite being forced to slash growth forecasts.

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