Osborne Seeks Low-Cost Vote Winners as Austerity Tightened

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U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is set to unveil sweeping education reforms in his Budget on Wednesday as he seeks to sweeten the pill of austerity three months before the referendum on European Union membership.

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