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Issue No. 2495

‘How dare these people threaten my livelihood’

Unamed backbench Labour MP responds to his constituents’ complaints

‘I cannot stand International Woman’s [sic] Day’

Daily Mail columnist Sarah Vine

‘Not a huge amount’

Bungling Baron George Osborne describes £3.8 billion of cuts

‘We’ll try to get more British pensioners picking some of the fruit and vegetables in the fields instead’

Tory MP Owen Paterson when a Cabinet minister explained a plan to stop migrants doing agricultural work

‘They may be a bit slower doing the work. I’ve thought of that too. I think we might arrange to exempt British pensioners from the minimum wage’

Paterson just kept talking

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Who Says?
Tue 15 Mar 2016, 16:26 GMT
Issue No. 2495
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