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UK Government Spending Review: How will the cuts in public spending affect you and do you think the Government is doing the right thing for the UK economy?

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“Uneasy virtue”

published 30/10/2010

"Lord, make me good…"

"…but not yet." (St Augustine)

What do you do when you’ve been living beyond your means for years and you’re up to your ears in debt? Well, you could: (a) Declare yourself bankrupt and default on your repayments, aiming to wipe the slate clean and start over. The trouble with that approach is that you might just find it...

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“We Won't Get Fooled Again”

published 31/10/2010

Alternative perspective, well-written, research-ba...

Radical outlook might be hard for some to understa...

The question of government spending, and the role of government in getting the country (and us individually) through the current crisis, is not something that is helped by referring to party politics. The different parties are each considering various options to repay the debt over a shorter or...

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Much needed house-keeping in UK households

Its a global matter therefore should be dealt with...

Claire Rayner’s last words: “Tell David Cameron that if he screws up my beloved NHS I'll come back and bloody haunt him.” Caring after death as well. - - - - - - Phillip Green the retail billionaire and government business adviser summed up the impending spending cuts perfectly: “There are quite...

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Get rid of the fat in the public service

But a lean time for all of us

(Written before the spending review) The national deficit is £158 billion pounds - the welfare bill is £170 billion. You do the math. Too many British people are not working, be it because they are too old or too feckless, and so the nation living beyond its means. We have to bring down that gap...

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Not for me

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High child death rate, false economy, less police ...

On a Personal Level So the first part of the question is how will the government cuts affect me. This isn't really the position I like to take on this because actually I'm in a pretty good position. If all goes well I'll be a qualified social worker in June and so the chances of being unemployed...

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Cutting the debt

It's going to hurt everyone.

I've answered half of the question in my title my saying yes I think they're doing the right thing no matter what anyone says the coalition government that came into power this year said they were going to cut the bill and yes, they are delivering, is it sounding particularly fair at the moment...

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