09 February 2015

Quote of the day

On the subject of Osborne's prolongation of pensioner bonds (here):
Meanwhile, Mark Littlewood, director general at the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: “This announcement well and truly proves that we are not all in it together. Pensioner bonds have never been anything other than a gimmick that will benefit pensioners at the expense of the taxpayer, and it beggars belief that the government is prolonging such a foolish policy. It’s high time our politicians stopped buying votes with subsidies for the old and rich.”
Too damn right.  Still, I did buy the one year version.


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