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The economy remains one of people's principle concerns in the upcoming election and an independent think-tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said voters are not being well served by the parties.
The IFS said published spending plans had left people "somewhat in the dark."
The analysis came as Labour accused the Conservatives of planning the biggest cuts since the war and the Tories saying Labour, in alliance with the SNP, would leave everyone worse off.
ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports.
On a campaign visit to Cornwall, Prime Minister David Cameron said:
Campaigning in Edinburgh, Scotland's Deputy First Minister John Swinney has responded to the IFS analysis of the parties' spending proposals and criticised George Osborne for using the figures during campaigning.
David Laws has said that the Institute for Fiscal Studies figures show the Liberal Democrats are the only party, "trusted to build a stronger economy."
Ed Balls, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, has defended his party's budget plans after the Institute for Fiscal Studies said voters were 'in the dark' over the plans of four major parties.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the electorate had been left "somewhat in the dark" over the size and scale of cuts planned by the Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrats and SNP.
The think-tank made a detailed study of the party manifestos ahead of the general election on 7th May.
None of the main political parties has provided "anything like full details" on plans to cut the deficit in the next Parliament, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said.
The government borrowed £7.4 billion in March 2015, a drop of £0.4bn compared to the previous year according to Office for National Statistics figures.
Over the year borrowing was down £11.1 billion.
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None of the top political parties have provided "anything like full details" on plans to cut the deficit in their manifestos, IFS says.