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Food banks ‘too big to fail’ warns think tank

UK food banks have become so large and interconnected they cannot possibly be allowed to fail claims an independent think tank. Writing in The Economist, Bank of England Chairman Mark Carney agreed with the evidence put forward by the policy researchers, saying he thought they had got it spot on.

Food distribution centres are now such an integral part of government policy it is unthinkable what would happen should they be allowed to go under said Carney. ‘These banks are at the heart of the nation’s service industry, employing thousands of people and serving millions of customers across the UK. They can be seen on every high street and shopping mall and have come to represent everything this government stands for’ he added.

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Posted: Jan 4th, 2014
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ITV presents An Audience With Mervyn King

Highlights include ‘The pros and cons of liquidity’ and ‘ Cash or bonds? The never ending debate about the best investment’

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2013
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Cameron ‘Sold off UK summer in 2011′

It’s been revealed that David Cameron sold off the British summer 2 years ago to try and pay off some of the national debt. Meteorologists said that explains why we’ve been going straight from a wet spring to autumn for the past 3 years.

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Posted: Jun 13th, 2013
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Spanish A&E manned by Bon Jovi‏

The American rock band, Bon Jovi, have agreed to support staff at the beleaguered, Hospital Niño Jesús in Madrid. ‘I’ll Be There for You’, insist the New Jersey boys, who have been juggling their paramedic training alongside stadium renditions of ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’.

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Posted: May 30th, 2013
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Homeless hit by ‘spare cardboard box tax’

Single homeless people sleeping in cardboard boxes will be penalised for each container over-and-above their ‘main bedroom box’, the government has confirmed. The levy on income will be deducted at source, from the paper cups in front of them, by specially-trained ‘proceeds of begging recovery experts’.

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Posted: May 14th, 2013
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