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Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 4:58 pm on 16th June 2010.

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Photo of Alan Campbell Alan Campbell Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 4:58 pm, 16th June 2010

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As my right hon. Friend made clear, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills identified £900 million-worth of cuts before the election. Before the election, I was in the Home Office, where we had identified £500 million-worth of savings. It is simply wrong to say that the previous Government did not identify savings, but if Kwasi Kwarteng wants to go beyond that programme, it is up to his party and his Government to bring forward those proposals.

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