Italy poised to put strict curb on public spending

After much recent talk on the stability and growth pact Italy looks set to restrict spending in an effort to avoid sanctions which other euro zone countries have recently incurred for not restricting their budget deficits to within 3 percent of GDP. The EU has recently criticised the pact as inflexible.

Italy's centre-right government is to impose compulsory curbs on public spending from the start of December in an effort to contain its budget deficit and avoid the fate of Germany and France

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