IT WAS man bags at dawn as the big beasts of British politics started 2015 with an unconvincing square go.
Chancellor George Osborne claimed Labour will fail to axe enough public spending in government.
But Ed Balls, his Labour shadow, hit back – insisting he was ruthless with a hatchet too.
“They [the Tories] say we will reverse over £5billion of cuts they have made in 2015-16 – but we have been explicit that we won’t,” he bragged.
With the general election just months away, Labour and Tory argue over who will punish the public most.
There is little to choose between them – but it’s worse than that...
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