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Taxpayers footing expenses bill for ALL Government spending

The furore over MPs’ expenses was eclipsed today by the revelation that every last penny spent by the Government is being claimed back as expenses via a shadowy scheme that sees members of the public systematically deprived of money when they are paid wages, purchase goods or suddenly come into wealth.

Public outrage has been intensified by leaked extracts of public accounts revealing that this money is then frittered away on health treatment for the infirm, benefits for the unemployed and the teaching of children.

David Cameron has reassured voters that under a Tory administration there will be no such taxes nor public spending, as they have become known.

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Posted: May 15th, 2009 by Genghis Cohen

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