Sunday Times: Alistair Darling swings the axe

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For longer-term gains, Tom Clougherty, executive director of the Adam Smith Institute, the Thatcher-ite think tank, would be bolder. “There’s plenty of government spending that could be ditched altogether," he said. “Do we need a business department that does nothing for business at £3 billion a year? Do we need to spend £3 billion on culture?"

Published in the Sunday Times here