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UK's Darling: no pre-election giveaways in budget

LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) - British finance minister Alistair Darling said on Sunday there was no question of any pre-election giveaways in next week's budget. "I don't think the mood of the time is for giveaways," Darling told BBC TV, saying the budget would be a "sensible" one aimed at securing future growth and cutting Britain's record budget deficit. (Reporting by Michael Holden and Matt Falloon; Editing by Hans Peters) Keywords: BRITAIN BUDGET/DARLING (Reuters messaging: michael.holden@thomsonreuters.com; +44 207 542 3213) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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