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Flatliners

The forecast of top UK sages/ Regarding stagnation in wages/ Is flatlining pay/ Is with us to stay/ For ages and ages and ages./// The forecast of top UK sagesRegarding stagnation in wagesIs flatlining payIs with us to stayFor ages … Continue reading

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No Return of the Pink Panther

Goodbye to the Pink Panther Wafer/ Whose firm says it’s having to pay for/ The post-Brexit crunch/ And so I’ve a hunch/ Investing in waffles is safer./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-38328388 Goodbye to the Pink Panther WaferThe firm says it's having to pay … Continue reading

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Sell Sex Please, We’re British

Great Britain has taken the chance/ To grow to be bigger than France/ Illegal narcotic/ And also erotic/ Transactions allowed this advance./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11313327/Britain-edges-past-France-on-world-stage.html Great Britain has taken the chance To grow to be bigger than France Illegal narcotic And also erotic Transactions allowed this … Continue reading

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Hyperbollocks

The Chancellor’s busy defending/ Proposals for cutting back spending./ Censuring verbally/ Others’ hyperbole*,/ He notes the world isn’t ending./// http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/dec/04/bbc-defends-what-osborne-calls-hyperbolic-coverage-of-spending-cuts The Chancellor's busy defending Proposals for cutting back spending. Censuring verbally Others' hyperbole, He notes the world isn't ending. — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) December … Continue reading

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A Plague on All Our Houses

Mark Carney says Britain’s in trouble/ Because of its property bubble/ Untenable prices/ Provoking a crisis/ Unless we build more at the double. ///http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/may/18/mark-carney-house-prices-risk-economy-bank-of-england Mark Carney says Britain's in troubleBecause of its property bubbleUntenable pricesProvoking a crisisUnless we build more … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

The UK is lacking in growth/ & cuts only lead to more sloth/ So should we cut spending/ Or rack up more lending?/ The Chancellor opted for both. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/mar/20/budget-2013-uk-economic-growth-downgraded The UK is lacking in growth & cuts only lead to more … Continue reading

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Osborne’s Status Update

The Chancellor of the UK/ Has no longer so much to say/ About credit status/ Since Moody’s now rate us/ A little below Triple A. ///http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/02/24/uk-britain-osborne-downgrade-idUKBRE91M0BY20130224 The Chancellor of the UK/Has no longer so much to say/About credit status/Since Moody's … Continue reading

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Osborne Papers over the Cracks

There once was a wallpaper heir/ Who found that the cupboard was bare/ So what do we get?/ Ever deeper in debt/ No growth and no money to spare. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/dec/05/autumn-statement-2012-key-points?intcmp=239 There once was a wallpaper heir/Who found that the cupboard … Continue reading

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Swervin Mervyn

I know an old fellow named Mervyn/ Whose forecast for growth keeps on swervin/ It got worse today/ & for the UK/ The outlook is rather unnervin. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19174649

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Chancer Osborne

The Chancellor of the Exchequer/ Is trying to keep up his pecker/ And stick to plan A/ As friends melt away/ And newspapers brand him a wrecker. /// http://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/vince-cable-denies-chancellor-ambitions-as-pressure-mounts-on-george-osborne-1-2434091

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