The First Cut Isn't the Deepest

Osborne is in the sunny Treasury atrium singing in the praises of  the fast and most collegiate spending review in  history.” With regard to Labour’s claims, Osborne claimed he has “comprehensively demolished all of their arguments” against not cutting yet. £6.43 billion pounds is more than the election promise box ticked, but makes only just over half of what is being over spent each month. ID Cards, a flagship saving barely takes at £90 million out of the debt. Vince has been landed with £800 million to find. He might have to bloody his hands yet.

The first cut isn’t the deepest and it needs to be repeated month after month after month…

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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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