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Tory plans for pensions (with impressive opinions for boss/pub/partner)


Replace the current State Pension ‘Triple Lock’ with a new ‘Double Lock’ by 2020 – ensuring rises are in line with earnings or inflation. The ‘Triple Lock’ will be maintained until then. Frankly , most people didn’t expect triple-lock to … Continue reading

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Tory Theresa gets tough on pensioners.


THERESA May will end the triple lock on pensions and use the money saved to help younger workers instead. It will be one of the most controversial parts of the Tory election manifesto being unveiled by the PM. She will … Continue reading

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Is optimism enough?


“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” Mr Micawber’s character was based on Dickens’ own father.  Dickens must have loved his Dad. The Micawber … Continue reading

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Can no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?


The running gag is that the Church of England’s the Tory Party at prayer and if there’d been a Tory party in 1170 I reckon they’d regard Giles Fraser and Thomas Beckett as peas from the same pod. My Sunday … Continue reading

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