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Government announces help for the poor with launch of ‘Big Society’ magazine

help for plebs Families can sell them on street corners rather than begging for state handouts.

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Posted: Dec 23rd, 2012
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Beggars must register for VAT, Osborne announces

As of 1st April 2013, all licenced beggars must be registered for VAT and charge tax on top of all donations they receive.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2012
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Homeless may be used as street lighting

‘It makes sense because people living on the streets can move to where they’re needed,’ said a spokesman for one Conservative local authority.

But homeless charities have attacked the plans arguing that dogs might use the ‘homeless lamp posts’ to cock their leg against

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2012
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Tories to train the homeless to improve their begging skills

The Conservative Party showed its compassionate side yesterday when Iain Duncan Smith announced a series of training initiatives aimed at helping the homeless by improving their begging techniques.

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Posted: Oct 3rd, 2010
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Mail to give away ‘Big Issue Lite’ to undercut homeless

‘Why can’t the impoverished be rabid fear-mongering reactionaries too?’

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2007
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