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Budget Reactions

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many letters, resolutions and petitions he has received favourable to his Budget, and how many critical ones.

My right hon. and learned Friend continues to receive a large number of letters and so on about the Budget. About two thirds of these have been in support of his proposals. Most of those which were critical took issue with particular details, not with the strategy as a whole.