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Spending Review: Does the election start here?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is making his final preparations for a major statement on government spending.

The Spending Review announcement on Wednesday will set the budgets for government departments for 2015-16.

BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson has been imagining how it might affect the next general election campaign.

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