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Issue No. 2348

‘Offensive, joke or nonsense’

The government website’s rejection of the e-petition for Iain Duncan Smith to live on £53 a week. If only it applied the same criteria to Tory policy


‘I don’t think it’s sensible to reduce this debate to one individual’s state of circumstances’

Chancellor George Osborne, heir to a baronetcy and a luxury wallpaper fortune, refuses to answer whether he could survive on benefits


‘If you are a lesbian you go to clubs—which ones?’

Immigration judges grill an lesbian Muslim asylum seeker


‘He was just a real nice guy on the pitch’

Chelsea FC captain John Terry, who last year faced a four match ban for racism, defends Nazi-saluting Paolo di Canio


‘Ludicrous’

Labour MP Thomas Docherty lashes out at restrictions on expenses. They now only get a free evening meal worth up to £15 if they work after 7.30pm


‘I might choose to have my large lunch at lunchtime’

Fellow Labour MP Kevan Jones shares the expenses pain


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Who Says?
Tue 9 Apr 2013, 19:00 BST
Issue No. 2348
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