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Gordon's spending goals

Chancellor Gordon Brown has unveiled £43 billion of measures in his comprehensive spending review and revealed that he intends to recoup £4 billion of assets and property each year for the next three years. The measures include plans to: bring 500,000 homes up to a 'decent standard' by 2004; reclaim 17 per cent of brownfield land by 2010; spend £12 billion on schools, colleges and universities; and more than £100 million for sport.

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