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have not said that directly - what I have said is that the Conservatives racketed up the deficits/slashed surpluses when they did not have to. As a result, any deficit now adds to a much higher debt number than would have existed

So in 2009-2012 you would have cut program spending to keep the budget balanced? Revenue was falling (it fell by $16B in 2009 alone).

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