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BIG SPENDING COMMITMENTS PREDICTED IN LABOUR QUEEN'S SPEECH

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A Labour Queen's Speech for 1996/97 would almost certainly contain big commitments such as the introduction of a Sc...
A Labour Queen's Speech for 1996/97 would almost certainly contain big commitments such as the introduction of a Scottish Parliament, a Welsh assembly and a regional tier of government for London, The Independent on Sunday said (p10).

Likely policies also include the release of council capital receipts in a move designed to boost the construction industry.

However, this could be achieved without separate legislation by means of a November Budget statement.
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