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International Examples of Spending Consolidations’ Presentation

Please provide an unredacted copy of the slides titled ‘International Example of Spending Consolidation’.

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Please provide an unredacted copy of the slides titled ‘International Example of Spending Consolidation’, published on 17th September 2009, which was published on the FOI Disclosure log in February 2010.

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We are providing a partially redacted copy of the analytical slide pack entitled “International examples of spending consolidations”, which draws on academic research into historical fiscal consolidations (referenced in the bibliography).  We are continuing to withhold a small amount of information which we consider continues to engage the exemption at section 40 of the Act, for personal data, and the section 35(1)(a) exemption relating to government policy formulation and development.