UK CUTS AT A GLANCE

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÷ Re­view to set spend­ing lim­its for Govern­ment de­part­ments up to 2014-15 ÷ The bulk of re­duc­tions in the deficit to be achieved through cuts, rather than tax rises ÷ All min­is­ters re­quired to de­liver ini­tial cut plans to the Trea­sury be­fore end of next month ÷ So­cial se­cu­rity pay­ments, tax cred­its and pub­lic sec­tor pen­sions to face cuts and re­form as well as tra­di­tional de­part­men­tal bud­gets ÷ NHS and over­seas aid in­cluded in re­view but sav­ings put back into front­line spend­ing, en­sur­ing real-terms bud­get in­creases ÷ Im­pact of re­duc­tions limited as far as pos­si­ble on ‘poor­est and most vul­ner­a­ble’ ÷ Se­ries of pub­lic meet­ings over the sum­mer to dis­cuss cuts

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