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"Who am I to question our government's policies? I'll tell you who I am! I'm Bernard A. Nesbitt, who reads the 'Times,' the 'Wall Street Journal,' the 'Post,' 'Newsweek,' 'Time,' 'Business Week,' 'U.S.News & World Report,' 'Look,' 'Life,' and 'Saturday Evening Post.' That's who I am!"
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'Remember the NHS ethos; if it ain't broke, break it. Then make sure it can't be mended.'
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'Apart from reform things, what do you do?'
"It's always the same, the government has policies, the opposition answers and we're left with the problems."
Government admits failure on child poverty reduction.
'It makes them more acceptable now that they are part of government policy.'
"The government's education policy is predicated on the desire to give choice to parents..."
"I liked it better when it was 'don't ask, don't tell the New York Times'."
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'Someone today leaked information to the media about the governement's new 'no leak' policy.'
"The government is currently accessing an alternative resource distribution scenario..."
"The government realises that there has been some confusion about retirement ages..."
Tags:pension, pensions, pensioner, pensioners, pension fund, pension funds, retirement fund, retirement funds, retirement plan, retirement plans, retirement, retirements, retirement age, retirement ages, government policy, government policies, indecisiveness, indecision, government, mp, mps, minister for pensions, pensions minister
"IF the government keeps attack rich tax dodgers I've a good mind to move abroad and not pay my taxes somewhere else!"
"The economy is in the toilet but in truth there's really bugger all that politicians like me can do about it!"
"The new government is determined to act decisively on the 'pensions crisis'."
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'All these changes - why can't everything stay the same!?'
"People are always saying that government interventions are just a set of poorly thought our Gimmicks."
"Minister, many people would like to know the difference between 'budget cuts' and 'efficiency savings'."
"Behavioural insights, eh? Say no more!"
'They're a new set of Government targets, benefit claimants!'
Government commits to making energy bill simpler.
Bureau of Spending Decreases and Deficit Reduction - 'Wait a minute! How can that be?'
"Voters want transparency. Instead of spin, let's give them outrageous lies anyone can see through."
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New Government - Same Old Waffle...
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'Good news kids...The Government has promised to do something for hard-working families.'
"Unfortunately, this ugly house isn't on the list to be demolished."