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The Spending Review experiment begins

Newsnight's Economic editor Paul Mason reports on the plan unveiled in the government's Spending Review, the changes it will mean on the ground and the likelihood that, as the government hopes, the theory that if you cut the state, the private sector will expand is correct.

Broadcast on Wednesday 20 October 2010.

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