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Chancellors clash live on telly over tax plans

Darling, Cable and Osborne shot from the hip on Channel 4

The three potential chancellors clashed last night over how to handle the
UK’s deficit through tax cuts – live on TV.

Alistair Darling, George Osborne and Vince Cable appeared last night on
Channel
4’s
live debate Ask the Chancellors.

Osborne was pincered by Darling and Cable on yesterday’s Tory announcement to
scrap the NI rise next year through further public sector efficiencies.

They accused him of coming up with fictional savings to scrap the NI rise.

Osborne said the rise was the “wrong priority” when jobs and wages required
protecting.

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