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Liberal Democrats policy on government spending

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Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Public statementsNo, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy

Liberal Democrats answer is based on the following data:

Public statements

Answer: No, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy

Reference: “Our plans mean borrowing £5bn more than government plans in 2018-19 and £14bn more 2019-20 for day-to-day spending” ‐bbc.com

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Party’s support base

Liberal Democrat Party Voters’ Answer: No, focus on ending tax evasion instead

Importance: Least Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 5,132 voters that identify as Liberal Democrat.

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