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IFS: Electorate 'left in the dark' by political parties

None of the top 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 IFS said the electorate had been left "somewhat in the dark" over the size and scale of cuts planned by the Tories, Labour, Liberal Democrats and SNP.

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PM: Our budget plan is a continuation of current policy

David Cameron Credit: TOBY MELVILLE/WPA Rota/Press Association Images

On a campaign visit to Cornwall, Prime Minister David Cameron said:

Our plan is a continuation of what we have done over the last five years, when we have turned the country around, got the deficit down, put the country back to work and are seeing a successful economy.

– David Cameron

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