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Osborne’s cuts: the web reacts

The spending review is a month away, but it's already causing a stir

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Seven Whitehall departments have agreed to spending cuts announced by Chancellor George Osborne this morning. Justice, energy and communities are among the departments agreeing to “significant savings,” while health, schools and foreign aid are to be spared.

The Ministry of Justice, the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Department for Energy and Climate Change, HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office and the Northern Ireland Office have all agreed to…

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