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Treasury accused of fiddling the books

Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown was accused yesterday of cooking the books on the public finances to avoid breaking the Treasury’s fiscal discipline. Oliver Letwin, Conservative counterpart, accused the Treasury of “brazen cheating” on plans to reclassify road maintenance spending as capital rather than for current spending from March. The charge comes after the… Read more »