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Alistair Darling revises UK debt prediction downwards

Alistair Darling

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The Chancellor, Alistair Darling, has told MPs that Government borrowing this year will be £11bn lower than originally predicted.

In his budget speech, Mr Darling said the figure was lower partly because tax revenues in December, January and February had been better than expected:

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