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This Library Note has been prepared in advance of forthcoming debates in the House of Lords on economic growth. It briefly summarises the Government’s announcements on growth projections, measures to support growth, and the ‘Plan for Growth’ issued at Budget 2011, before outlining the immediate reaction to the Budget from a range of organisations and commentators. This Note complements Library Note LLN 2011/010 which provided background reading on the Government’s policies and the views of various organisations on the prospects for growth and the means of achieving it.


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