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A private sector 'lack of confidence'?


The government's plan for the economy has two parts - shrinking the public sector and growing the private sector.

The problem is that, so far, the shrinking part turns out to be easier than the growing part.

Evan Davis spent the day in and around Manchester, investigating how the economic rebalancing is playing out.

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