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Labour to implement 60 minute delay before agreeing with Tories

The Labour leadership has approved plans for an automatic ‘cooling off period’ before agreeing with the Conservatives on major policy initiatives such as the two child tax credit limit.

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2015
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Government orders inquiry into why cover-up did not work

'Have they gone yet?' Why oh why oh why

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Posted: Jul 10th, 2015
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‘Best things in life’ to be taxed at source

‘George noticed poor people enjoying the sunshine and asked how much we were making out of it,’ said a civil servant. ‘We were terrified. Eventually poor old Norris had to explain that joy is free, so it doesn’t matter what percentage VAT you apply, the government doesn’t get a penny’.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2015
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Rich ‘keeping their fingers crossed’ on budget

As George Osborne finalises his first budget unencumbered by a coalition cabinet, some of the country’s richest people are nervously awaiting the result after five years of hardship in which they had to move large amounts of their wealth offshore.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2015
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£1.5 trillion lost to cash transfer con in the UK

How have they got away with it for so long?At least £1.5 trillion has been lost in a nationwide scam that ‘encourages’ people to unwittingly transfer their money into a fraudster’s account, according to Financial Fraud Study (FFS).

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Posted: Jun 24th, 2015
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