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The 2010 Spending Review: Implications for the state and its reach

The Coalition Government has said that the 2010 Spending Review ‘will be a complete re-evaluation of the Government’s role in providing public services’. ‘It is time to rethink how government spends our money,’ the Chancellor has said. On 30 July 2010, a British Academy Forum sought to address the ‘big questions’. Professor Andrew Gamble FBA summarises the discussion.

• Andrew Gamble

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Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).