Long way to go

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GEORGE Osborne repeats over and over again, “We must get the national debt down”.

I agree. We want to hear him say: “I have got back all the unpaid tax from our top earners, bankers and international business corporations, who go to any lengths to avoid paying taxes on the huge profits they make from us and put them in countries with lower taxes.”

“Good business,” they would say, but certainly not all in it together.

Nothing from them towards costs of defence, government, police, fire and civil services, health, education, care services for births, children, the sick, invalids, injured, unemployed and aged. All paid for from workers’ taxes.

They say they are getting back more. Not good enough – there’s a long way to go yet.

George Appleby, Leighton Croft, Clifton, York.

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8:01pm Sat 9 Feb 13

ColdAsChristmas says...

The National debt is increasing George, and it's been a long time since we had a positive balance of trade. The gap is bridged by yet more borrowing.
We can all help by buying British, from the big spend durables to fruit and veg, even British Horse meat!
You can see public money spent on German Police Cars and Japanese motorcycles and the Post Office using new French vans. What do you expect?
The National debt is increasing George, and it's been a long time since we had a positive balance of trade. The gap is bridged by yet more borrowing. We can all help by buying British, from the big spend durables to fruit and veg, even British Horse meat! You can see public money spent on German Police Cars and Japanese motorcycles and the Post Office using new French vans. What do you expect? ColdAsChristmas
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