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War-gaming for 'eurogeddon'

What if the leaders gathering in Brussels fail to agree a deal? There are emergency plans being laid in the UK and across the EU about how government, but they are secret.

So, Newsnight's Economics editor Paul Mason joined former deputy chair of Barclays Bank Sir Martin Jacomb, former exchequer secretary to the treasury Kitty Ussher, and chairman of Better Capital Jon Moulton to war game various disaster scenarios in real time.

Broadcast on Wednesday 7 December 2011.

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