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Osborne to tax pocket money

A starting rate of 2% on £2 per week will increase to 10% for amounts up to ten pounds. Pampered brats receiving more than that per week will be taxed at the full 50% higer-earners rate.

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Posted: Mar 31st, 2011
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Protests as police force forced to police police protest

Police have begun policing protests by police protesters against police force cuts forced on the force by the Home Office.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2011
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Lip Service budget escapes cuts

Chancellor George Osborne announced today that in the face of cuts to almost every public service, the spending budget for the Lip Service is to increase annually in real terms throughout the current parliament.

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Posted: Jan 28th, 2011
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Government to keep NHS Direct in a shed in case real NHS stops working

The Coalition government has announced that axed medical helpline NHS Direct will not be scrapped completely, but kept in a shed in case the real NHS stops working.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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Government to encourage poor people to catch their own food

Details have emerged from the budget for plans to train ‘dole-scroungers’ in the arts of bushcraft. The scheme, hidden within the reduced budget for the SureStart programme, will see sofa-huggers cast out into the countrified areas of Britain in search of a decent meal.

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Posted: Jun 24th, 2010
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