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13/07/2010

MPs debate the Government's plans to raise VAT as part of measures to tackle the budget deficit. The Home Secretary unveils proposals to review the UK's counter-terrorism strategy. Sir Alan Budd, the head of the Office for Budget Responsibility, rejects accusations of "naivety" over its forecasts for jobs and growth. And peers press ministers over their plans to improve people's eating habits. Sean Curran and team report on today's events in Parliament.

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30 minutes

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Tue 13 Jul 2010 23:30

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