22 October 2010
The BBC’s Norman Smith discusses how Labour should oppose the cuts with Head of Open Left Richard Darlington, former Cabinet Minister David Blunkett, former Select Committee Chair Barry Sherman and the Fabian Society’s Tim Horton.
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