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    Its almost budget time....

    Fingers crossed we don't get too shafted!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Fingers crossed we don't get too shafted!
    I'm not looking forward to it. Think it'll cause Greek-style striking?

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    They cut my wages and ill be striking!!

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    We're all shafted... may as well just accept that fact now.

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    Mega-shafting time - so much so that we all have to up sticks and go and work in Poland.

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    It will ok if you are already well off or rich, but if you are middle class or poor then it's back to the 80's people !!!!!

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    Time to man the barricades and set up roadblocks.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    It will ok if you are already well off or rich, but if you are middle class or poor then it's back to the 80's people !!!!!
    I knew there was a reason I woke up with a mullet this morning....

    Seriously though, we're all screwed.

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    so not looking forwarding to it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    It will ok if you are already well off or rich, but if you are middle class or poor then it's back to the 80's people !!!!!
    I'm off to buy my shell suite, illuminus socks and shoulder pads now then, before the vat is put on them. Maybe I can trade my Toyota in for an Audi Quatro while I'm at it

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    no, nor me...but, screwed if we do, screwed if we don't..there's no win situation really.

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    I think the very poor will be OK, it isn't seen as politically acceptable to increase the burden on them. The Tories won't go for the very rich, as they are the major donors... Which leaves us in the middle. Find a barrel, drop your trousers and bend over!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    I think the very poor will be OK, it isn't seen as politically acceptable to increase the burden on them.
    Erm, this is the Tory pary we are talking about? They're still upset that us 'servs' have the right to vote

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    I wish people would get over themselves, labours policy of buy now pay later has led the country to ruin, action needs to be taken, and now, do you want to end up like greece?

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    Well, it seems their first idea is 'sell whatever we haven't sold already'. Namely the Tote, HS1, private finance for Royal Mail, and the student loan book.

    So, a quick influx of money, but a long term drag IMO.

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