The ‘Universal Credit’ benefit, together with the rest of the UK’s welfare system, is a national disaster – TIME to start ditching the whole bloody lot?

The terminal state of the British welfare state is ample summed-up by the furore that has arisen daily in recent weeks both across the airways of TV, Radio & Newspapers, and at Westminster about the ‘Universal Credit’ benefit now being widely rolled-out across the UK, wouldn’t you say? The cries from far and wide are […]

The Osborne Budget 2015 an amazing ‘fireworks display’ – or a ‘damp squib’?

  Well, well, well, George Osborne presented his last Budget of this Parliament. like a magician in a black cloak, pulled comatose rabbit after rabbit out of a top hat to the tumultuous applause of his Conservative parliamentary honourable friends (MPs) – mind you they would have cheered if he had announced that they were […]

The Budget TOMORROW – what can you expect then ?

With most Budgets everyone in the UK is in a state of panic to second-guess the Chancellor’s intentions, aren’t they? The worry for most of us consumers in the population was that he (there have been no she’s) would tax or increase tax on something important to us – should we rush to the off-licence […]

George Osborne’s Budget March 2015 – his last or not?

  On next Wednesday, Chancellor Osborne will rise and stand at the House of Commons Despatch Box to deliver his next budget speech – but will it lead to his dispatch from the job, you might be thinking? You see, this budget is the last chance for the Conservatives to attract and bribe voters with […]

The UK’s Bedroom Tax – Justice at Last?

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UK house-building FIASCO

George Osborne’s latest budget includes some changes on house buying schemes and pumps £mult-millions of taxpayers’ money into the market – what will be the effect of all this then? Well for a start the wealthy will see this as a god sent opportunity to increase their wealth! Offering government help to buy expensive property […]

Budget 2013 SURPRISES?

down the plughole If George Osborn wasn’t such an unlovable unmoveable wet fish we would feel sorry for him today as he rises in the House of Commons to deliver his 4th  budget speech (lets ignore all the other rubbish financial statements he has made in the past 3 years!) [sorry someone loves him; he […]

Budget Box Leaks!

Budget box or Gladstone box, c. 1860 Will austerity force Osborne to sell the new Box and revert to the original? THERE IS NO TRUTH WHATSOEVER IN THE FOLLOWING RUMOURS! LeaksGeorge Osborne got so emotional while he was working on next week’s budget (Wed 20 Mar), because of the misery his austerity measures are and […]

What the heck have the politicians done to us and our Country? Creation of a Welfare State [1]

Beer Street and Gin Lane (1751) There are biblical verses that seem to predict that the poor will always be amongst us and yet there are other promptings there to always give aid to the poor and needy. The logical interpretation of this is that society should give help to the poor & vulnerable, but […]