George Osborne revealed today that seven Government departments have agreed to cut their Budgets in a move expected to save around £2bn.
But the Chancellor needs to cut spending by more than £11bn and has yet to reach agreement with big spending departments such as Defence and the Home Office.
This video report is by ITV News political correspondent Carl Dinnen:
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