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Would it be so bad to charge for GP appointments?

“Doctor, doctor I swallowed a bone!”

“Are you choking?”

“No, I really did!” 

“Doctor, doctor I feel like a pack of cards!

“I’ll deal with you later…” 667 more words


Funding Changes for Local Authorities – Challenges and Opportunities

As part of its efforts to decrease the national deficit, Government has been steadily reducing the amount of funding for local authorities since 2010.  In this context the National Trust is committed to playing our part in securing the future of the special places which matter to people most. 704 more words

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Governor Brownback won't be present for budget announcement

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. 88 more words


Our long term economic madness

In May the Conservative Party portrayed the election as a choice between Tory competence and Labour chaos. Labour’s spending and borrowing compared to the Conservative “long term economic plan”. 574 more words


My spending cuts wish list

The received wisdom of our age tells us that Britain is suffering through an era of severe austerity, the truth is a mite more complex. 1,572 more words


More budget cuts coming; governor expands aide's duties

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief spokeswoman says he expects to outline spending cuts next week to keep Kansas’ current budget balanced.

Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed his plans Friday as the Republican governor announced that he’s expanded the duties of budget director Shawn Sullivan to help find efficiencies throughout state government. 82 more words


Osborne Demands 40% Cuts From Ministers

Minister are told to slash 40% off their Budgets. George Osborne has told Government Ministers to cut 40% off their budgets as the Treasury looks to cut £20 Billion of cuts while he launches a spending review. 184 more words