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 CSR Monday, 6 January, 2003, 11:29 GMT
 Brown rejects 'tax and spend' charge
Chancellor Gordon Brown defends his spending plans from charges that they are based on over-optimistic economic forecasts.
 Portillo: 'Big spenders not wise spenders'
Shadow Chancellor Michael Portillo attacks the government's public spending review, saying it will mean more tax rises.
 Spending boost for schools
Schools and universities are to receive 11.9bn in extra funding - including 540m to be passed directly to head teachers.
 Spending increase for Scotland
Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown promises a 4.4% increase in public spending in Scotland over the next three years.
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