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February 13, 2005

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Blimpish

Indeed. And isn't he planning on £20bn of those £35bn cuts taking place anyway?

EU Serf

One fifteenth of our taxes go to pay for the services we actually want. The rest???????

And this is an argument against cutting taxes?

Monjo

EU Serf: Not 100 per cent true.
http://society.guardian.co.uk/publicfinances/story/0,12671,847924,00.html
Says NHS will be 87billion this coming fiscal year.

The Minstry of Defence gets about £30billion
Education get £57billion

Combined that's about 1/3rd of total government spending. However, there are other services the Government provides that we want and some we dont (but need), and some we probably dont want or need.

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