Crowd-Sourcing Deficit Reduction

Britain's got talent ... in brainstorming ideas for reducing government spending, that is!* PM David Cameron said he's received more than 100,000 ideas.

Around two thirds of the ideas submitted to the Spending Challenge website come from public sector workers.

Suggestions include getting cheaper mobile phone contracts across government, and switching government and public service computers to run on free Linux and open source software.

A junior doctor has suggested making criminal record checks portable so NHS staff do not have to reapply each time they move to a different trust.

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*No. I'm not proud.