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Issue No. 2286

‘By the time we’d paid expenses and fees to manage our properties, we were left with around £35,000 to live on. It wasn’t enough’
Landlord Charles Cole on the perils of owning property and having access to posh public schools

‘We haven’t eaten lamb, which is Charles’s favourite, for months’
Charles’s wife Iona on the hardships they have endured

‘Most people, struggling to keep a roof over their family’s heads in much more straitened circumstances, won’t shed any tears for the Coles’ predicament’
The Daily Mail—as part of its 2,000+ word article on the Coles’ “predicament”

‘Cynics might claim that a lack of political engagement from young people could be the reason’
Former NUS president Aaron Porter blames young people for Tory cuts

‘A gift from the nation to her majesty’
Tory education secretary Michael Gove makes himself more unpopular by suggesting we buy the royals a yacht

‘We’re all looking forward to the Diamond Jubilee’
Labour MP Tom Watson. Are we really?

‘We are going to have to keep all these cuts’
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls disappoints Labour supporters

‘There is no way we should be arguing for higher pay’
Balls would keep public sector workers in poverty

‘Barmy’
Labour MP Austin Mitchell on Ed Balls’ words


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Who Says?
Tue 17 Jan 2012, 18:12 GMT
Issue No. 2286
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