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Economic retrenchment is certainly necessary for countries that have lived beyond their means. Times, Sunday Times (2014)None of the parties disputes the need for fiscal retrenchment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Labour has argued that the fiscal retrenchment is choking off the recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In a time of retrenchment defence cuts are inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One is that the country will look at the fiscal retrenchment ahead and decide instead to default on its debt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The coalition government took office amid economic crisis and the armed forces are no exception to the need for financial retrenchment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Government has a strong case for fiscal retrenchment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nor could the president give a convincing answer to the obvious question of how the reforms will be paid for at a time of economic retrenchment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The halfway report argued that the Government has put in place a bold programme for reform underpinned by ambitious targets for financial retrenchment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The outlook remains grim, not least because the fiscal retrenchment has barely begun on the other side of the Atlantic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Conservatives' programme of financial retrenchment and public sector reform could be a winner if only they would stick to the narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Capitalism, in the form of greedy and reckless banking, has certainly contributed to the present need for public retrenchment and unwelcome cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These cuts will entail serious retrenchment in Europe's farming sector and they are at the limit of what is socially tolerable and economically possible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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