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Housing leading the economy out of recession

The government’s desperation to close the gap on Labour in the opinion polls means surprisingly big tax cuts shouldn’t be ruled out from the Budget on Wednesday despite the fiscal constraints that will limit the overall size of any net giveaway. Meanwhile, the Chancellor will also try to win a few votes by pointing to the green shoots in housing that are leading the economy out of recession.

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