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Clegg rejects 'no plan for economic growth' jibes

Nick Clegg has defended the government against accusations that it does not have a plan for boosting the economy.

In a speech, he said the coalition could not pull a lever to generate growth, and was in the process of unwinding a "toxic legacy" of debt.

But Labour leader Ed Miliband said spending cuts would make it harder for the next generation to stay in school, go to university or own their own home.

Carole Walker reports.

  • 04 Feb 2011
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