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Old school Johnson ready to scrap with Osborne?

Shadow chancellor Alan Johnson has the emotional connection with the working-class family but does he have the strong credentials to talk down slippery George Osborne at the dispatch box? Photo: Downing Street

Alan Johnson, the brazen-faced man who bears the scars of hard knocks, is now shadow chancellor. But is he ready to tackle the Coalition’s cuts?

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