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spending2002 Thursday, 6 May, 2004, 15:07 GMT 16:07 UK
Blair warns ministers over public services
Tony Blair warns ministers that his government must now deliver improvements to public services - or pay a heavy price.
Michael Howard Brown 'fails' to reform services
The Conservatives oppose Gordon Brown's plans to spend more on public services, claiming only 'real' reform can bring about improvements.
Lecturer Steve McCabe Public service voices
BBC News Online speaks to three public service workers and gets their verdict on the government's spending plans
House Prescott unveils 1bn housing plan
John Prescott unveils plans to build 200,000 low-cost homes - and drops a controversial shake-up of the planning system.
Bank of Scotland bank notes Scots handed 4bn spending boost
Government spending in Scotland is set to rise by more than 4bn in the next three years as a result of the chancellor's spending review.
Emptying the war-chest
UK Chancellor Gordon Brown will have little left to give away after the current round of spending increases, a leading think tank says.

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The chancellor will remain silent on two important issues when he announces his public spending review, says the BBC's Economics Editor Evan Davis
What Gordon won't say

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Gordon Brown was grilled by Newsround press packers over his spending plans for educationGordon grilled
'Show us the money', kids tell Chancellor

Empty coffers
Brown's spending splurge leaves little in reserve

Andrew MarrHigh stakes
Will Mr Brown pay a terrible political price?

BBC News Online traces the arduous process from ministerial announcement to money on the groundTrail of cash
The slow process of spending public money
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