Emer­gency bud­get a recipe for dis­as­ter

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Your Cartoon -

IN­CreASe VAt by stealth, squeeze ben­e­fits, cut bud­gets for the po­lice and shorten prison sen­tences – a per­fect recipe for the crime wave that we can now ex­pect.

throw tril­lions at the banks and per­suade the muggles that the Na­tional Debt is thereby worse. Spend bil­lions fight­ing ter­ror­ists by pro­vok­ing the taleban re­sis­tance. even more bil­lions on tri­dent and other un­ac­counted white ele­phants while nit­pick­ing those strug­gling to find work.

I’m a so­cial­ist, but even I was hop­ing for re­lief from the pre­vi­ous govern­ment. Now it’s plain that this bunch are at least as bad. Democ­racy? Why bother. TIM HUGHES

Park Road, Peter­bor­ough

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