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Ken Clarke says job tax is the 'last thing' the country needs

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The Conservatives say 1,100 small businesses are backing their plan to reverse most of Labour's proposed rise in national insurance.

Speaking at an election news conference in London, the Shadow Business Secretary, Ken Clarke, said the increase was the last thing companies needed as the economy emerged from recession.

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