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Private Eye on How the Tories Wrecked Private Pensions

I found this piece in Private Eye for 8th to 22nd July 2011 on how Tory legislation allowing companies to take ‘pension holidays’ wrecked their pension schemes. 334 more words

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61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

The private sector workers have been losing their pension arrangements, but the public sector workers have not, but for how much longer. If they do will this also effect MPs and Ministers?

Private Eye on How the Tories Wrecked Private Pensions

I found this piece in Private Eye for 8th to 22nd July 2011 on how Tory legislation allowing companies to take ‘pension holidays’ wrecked their pension schemes. 334 more words

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They don’t think we’re in touch with modern Britain, or understand modern Britain or like modern Britain. – Francis Maude http://dlvr.it/KgG4mx

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Might as well face it, they're addicted to ads

In the run-up to the 2010 general election, George Osborne took to the pages of the Daily Telegraph to explain that a Tory government would be tough in pursuit of cuts, promising to ‘cap public sector fat-cat pensions, slash spending on government advertising and private sector consultants, and root out waste in every area of the public sector’.1 When he duly became chancellor of the exchequer, he announced that ‘savings could come from the £1 billion spent on government advertising and the £580 million budget for office furniture’.2… 855 more words

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We need to show that we know and understand and can reflect...

We need to show that we know and understand and can reflect today’s Britain. Today we don’t. – Francis Maude: http://dlvr.it/CjlTPM

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