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"While the fall in Sterling has boosted visitor numbers to the UK, it is likely to push up the price of imported goods over time which will mean households will be more likely to rein back spending on non-essentials."
Drax blamed the "drastically different financial and regulatory environment" which has seen the wholesale price of electricity drop and moves by the Government to rein back support for low carbon technology.
The Government should rein back giving money to small councils when they go cap in hand for money just to satisfy the ego trips the councillors are on, especially Labour-run councils, at best a party that passed its sell-by date many years ago.
The owner still wanted to farm but was willing to rein back on the day-to-day running, and at 320 acres the farm was large enough to sustain a viable business, which could be shared.
The stage setting, choreography and lighting were faultless; and all that is needed to make this a great production is to rein back on the orchestral volume.
If the world's largest economy, which the US probably has been until very recent times, has a somewhat ambivalent attitude towards taking anything more than local action, then it's hard to ask the growth economies without a history of domestic prosperity, to rein back on their ambitions for the sake of the planet.
"The only thing he couldn't understand was rein back. I remember the first time we tried it; I halted him square and asked him to go backwards and he turned around and looked at me as if to say, 'Are you joking?
Recent reports had suggested the Government might rein back the amount of business it hands over to outsourcing companies.
The resultant budget cuts are forcing the public sector to rein back IT expenditure significantly.
They discussed the Kingdom's efforts to rein back a bulging deficit in the state budget and spur economic growth.
Muscat Piracy remains a challenge in the Gulf region, a senior Microsoft official observed, adding that heightened awareness and vigilance would help rein back its threat steadily.
UK officials have not taken steps to rein back stimulus measures even as the economy is starting to rebound.