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4:18pm Tuesday 29th March 2011
11:53am Tuesday 29th March 2011
WHILE the South-West's economy has weathered recession relatively well, its future growth will be constrained by a combination of public-private sector rebalancing, reduced household spending and fragile business confidence.
2:06pm Thursday 24th March 2011
1:57pm Thursday 24th March 2011
1:49pm Thursday 24th March 2011
11:01am Thursday 24th March 2011
11:04am Thursday 24th March 2011
The chancellor’s budget speech lasted for 46 minutes, and contained few surprises. There was good news for families struggling to cope with high water bills in the south west, with an offer of support, but there is little detail on the mechanics of any scheme as yet.
10:59am Thursday 24th March 2011