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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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Osborne to sell his own grandmother

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is to sell his own grandmother to help reduce the deficit, according to a Treasury spokesman. The move follows Osborne’s announcement that he intends selling government shares in Royal Mail and RBS.

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Posted: Jun 12th, 2015
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