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Monday, 15 July, 2002, 22:22 GMT 23:22 UK
Spending Review: Speeches in full
Chancellor Gordon Brown
UK Chancellor Gordon Brown announces a massive boost for schools as part of a 90bn increase in public spending over the next three years. BBC News Online has full coverage of Gordon Brown's speech and reaction to the spending review.


The speech

Chancellor Gordon Brown delivering the spending review

Mr Brown said the spending review signalled the "biggest sustained rise in education spending in a generation". And he recalled Tony Blair's 1997 election pledge as he vowed: "Education, education, education."


The reaction

Tory shadow chancellor Michael Howard

Tory shadow chancellor Michael Howard condemns the spending plans saying "more money without real reform just won't work". He said Mr Brown had not learned the lessons of past failures.


The government's plans for future spending are published on 15 July

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