Monday, 6 July 2009

Mandarins Plan For Doomsday

Whitehall lines up ‘doomsday’ cutbacks:
Secret “doomsday” plans for 20% cuts in public spending are being prepared by senior civil servants, who fear politicians are failing to confront the scale of the budget black hole.

Whitehall mandarins have begun creating detailed dossiers containing reductions in expenditure that are far deeper than the more modest savings being proposed by Labour and Conservative politicians.

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