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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st March 2016.

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Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin Conservative, Horsham 12:00 am, 1st March 2016

As the IMF has just been mentioned, does the Chief Secretary agree that its statement last week that we have

“delivered robust growth, record high employment, a significant reduction in fiscal deficits, and increased financial sector resilience” is all good news that we should be welcoming? There is more to be done and I wonder whether he is looking forward to the pearls of wisdom that might come from the Opposition, now that they have the benefit of Mr Varoufakis.