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Budget Strategy

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Prime Minister if she is satisfied that the general objectives of the Government's budgetary strategy are being achieved.

I have been asked to reply.As my right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has made clear, there is no quick or easy way of rejuvenating the economy, but the steps which the Government have taken are those necessary to conquer inflation, restore incentives and provide a framework for sustained economic growth.