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Iain Duncan Smith ‘was a made-up character’

Having admitted to using fake stories to support benefit cuts, the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has confessed to having fabricated an entire minister.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2015
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Tories plan Krypton Factor death course for young unemployed

The government has denied that it is punishing the young with its ‘Punishing the Young’ unemployment strategy.

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Posted: Aug 18th, 2015
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Latest UK Government Mastercard statement shows drunken purchase of Cuba

The hunt was on today to reveal the name of the high ranking civil servant who has apparently used his or her Government Mastercard to buy Cuba. The purchase was made late on Tuesday night at the ‘Che’ bar and nightclub in downtown Havana and investigators are working on the theory that the Civil servant involved may have been lulled into the deal with several earlier rounds of ‘Cuba Libre’s. The statement shows that Cuba was actually really quite expensive after all.

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Posted: Aug 15th, 2015
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Government to relaunch Dad’s Army to repel asylum seekers

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has today revealed plans to reform the Home Guard, originally set up during the Second World War as a last line of defence against a Nazi invasion, to prevent swarms of asylum seekers from invading the home counties.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2015
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Government to ‘halt’ benefits of everyone on benefits

The government has announced it will ‘halt’ the benefits of everyone on benefits following the ‘success’ of a pilot scheme, in which people on benefits who had their benefits ‘halted’ either ‘found work’, or coincidentally died.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2015
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