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Osborne defends budget U-turns

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Chancellor George Osborne has defended budget U-turns on the so-called pasty tax and charity tax, telling the Today programme that they show the government was "not too embarrassed to put down the shovel and climb out" of a hole.

Speaking to Evan Davis, he said that "there's only one thing worse than listening and that's not listening".


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