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08/06/2010

The Chancellor, George Osborne, pledges to cut the budget deficit in a way that "strengthens and unites the country". In the final day's debate on the Queen's Speech, Mr Osborne says a deficit reduction plan is "unavoidable" after borrowing rocketed under Labour. While in the Lords, the Government suffers its first defeat. Susan Hulme and team report on today's events in Parliament.

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Tue 8 Jun 2010 23:30

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