Category Archives: money

Overpaid? You think!

TAXPAYERS face an extra £200 million annual bill as the taxman looks to bring in 5,000 more staff to cope with Brexit. HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs, aka the tax man) How they love to squander our money on itself. … Continue reading

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Guardian and Brexit.

They write:- Brexit talks: for all Britain’s bluster, the EU has it over a barrel. Brussels no longer pretends it is in ‘negotiations’ with the UK – [Theresa] May must either meet its demands or walk off a cliff.  A … Continue reading

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More government duplicity.

Just in case you’re wondering what this is all about:- Some 22 people were killed in the terror attack when a bomb went off after an Ariana Grande concert in May 2017. When Muslims targeted young children. The scale of … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland

The European Union has put forward a plan to effectively split Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK after Brexit. A leaked European Commission document, which emerged yesterday, suggested Northern Ireland must effectively remain in the Single Market and … Continue reading

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Shades of a split world

A trade pact (TTP) between Australia and 10 other nations has reportedly been saved, after Canada baulked on the deal at the last-minute during talks at Apec in Vietnam. reports the Guardian. I thought the Trans-Pacific trade deal was scrapped … Continue reading

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A woman and our money are easily parted

Theresa May has signalled her willingness to pay the huge sum, which equates to €60 billion, via officials, the Sunday Times reported.It is hoped that, by accepting the demand, talks can finally progress to Britain’s future relationship with the bloc … Continue reading

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UK Interest rates rise by 100%

To the new amount of 0.5%. Wow. I feel so much better (not) and here’s why. With inflation currently at 3% on the CPI, consumer price index (or 3.9% using the more realistic RPI, retail price index), people are already … Continue reading

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