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Angela Eagle MP, Labour's Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, commenting on the CBI revising its growth forecast for Q1 2011 down from 0.3% to 0.2% , said:
"Britain's businesses are understandably worried about the impact of the Tory-led Government’s gamble on the economy. Consumers are feeling the pinch with rising prices - and that is before the VAT rise we'll see in January. It's no wonder the CBI has revised down its growth forecasts."

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