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Flint: UK could end up like Portugal

Labour's Caroline Flint has attacked the cuts in UK government, saying "too much austerity sucks" and the UK could end up like Portugal, needing to be bailed out by the European Union.

The Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that the UK's austerity measures were a "necessity" not a choice and that failing to tackle the deficit would mean that the "pain would be a lot, lot worse".

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