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Lib Dems swoop for Pickles on deadline day

The biggest deal in every sense of the last day of the political transfer window was Eric Pickles’s move from the Tories to the Liberal Democrats for an undisclosed fee.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2013
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Lib Dems lose pub quiz after failing to answer a single answer correctly

The Liberal Democrats have suffered a major defeat in the annual Westminster New Year’s pub quiz. Following 12 rounds, each containing 10 questions, the pub quiz captain, Nick ‘universally challenged’ Clegg failed to understand a question.

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Posted: Jan 10th, 2013
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Channel 5 announces new gameshow, ‘Skivers Vs Strivers’

a fight to the deathUlrika Jonsson and Vinnie Jones are to front a new Channel 5 reality show Skivers Vs Strivers, which the programme makers say ‘pits disgruntled middle-income worker drones against feckless benefits sponges’.

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Posted: Jan 9th, 2013
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Coalition plans to cut Benefit of the Doubt

A leaked document from the coalition’s mid-term relaunch has revealed that the government intends to remove the benefit of the doubt for personal taxpayers while increasing it for larger corporations.

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2013
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Coalition to privatise the moral high ground

the 'right thing to do'Sources within government say the Conservative Manifesto for the next election will include privatisation of the moral high ground. One senior minister who preferred not to be named, Michael Gove, said in a speech at a private function: ‘For too long, the moral high ground has been seen as a free and public space, owned and controlled by the state. But the economic mess left by Labour means we have, somehow, to pay back literally trillions. America’s fiscal cliff has demonstrated how dangerous high ground can be without a sense of economic morality.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2013
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