UK's Cameron clashes with Labour over deficit in pre-election TV debate

April 2, 2015 8:07 PM

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SALFORD, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday accused his political rivals of wanting to raise taxes and borrow more after coming under pressure from six party leaders over his plans to tackle Britain's 1.5 trillion pound ($2.2 trillion) debt mountain.

In the first and only full TV debate of Britain's election campaign before a May 7 ballot, opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and other party leaders said Cameron's plan to cut government spending went too far.

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