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Osborne demands up to 40 per cent cuts from green departments

Green government programmes could face even steeper spending cuts than many feared over the course of the parliament, after chancellor George Osborne yesterday called on all unprotected government departments to draw up plans to identify savings of up to 40 per cent.

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