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How to spend Cowen's crock of gold

From now on, it's pester power. With the exception of the quiet month of August, finance minister Brian Cowen faces a torrid few months as the government tries to agree its spending plans for next year.

16th July, 2005

From now on, it's pester power.

With the exception of the quiet month of August, finance minister Brian Cowen faces a torrid few months as the government tries to agree its spending plans for next year.

The plans must be finalised by mid-November when the 2006 estimates are published.

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