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express
Property BOOM as experts predict house prices will rise by £40k in next five yearsrest of 2016 and into 2017, the general direction of prices would remain firmly
Property BOOM as experts predict house prices will rise by £40k in next five years
express / Posted 4 hours ago
rest of 2016 and into 2017, the general direction of prices would remain firmly in an upward direction.Related articles TaxPayers’ Alliance says Chancellor should halve unfair stamp duty now Cheaper mortgages show lies behind Project Fear The... Read more
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express
NHS spends £87MILLION on paracetamol, 20 TIMES the cost of buying it in a supermarket THE NHS spent over £87m handing out paracetamol last year with the average pr
NHS spends £87MILLION on paracetamol, 20 TIMES the cost of buying it in a supermarket
express / Posted 11 hours ago
THE NHS spent over £87m handing out paracetamol last year with the average prescription costing 20 times the price of a packet in the supermarket. The NHS spends... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Critical Detroit Zoo millage up for vote next weekSince residents in three counties approved a 10-year, 0.1-mill property tax in
Critical Detroit Zoo millage up for vote next week
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Since residents in three counties approved a 10-year, 0.1-mill property tax in 2008 for the Detroit Zoo, a lot has changed under the colorful water tower at Woodward Avenue and I-696. The zoo has expanded its education and animal-care programs, made... Read more
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express
'Abolish IMMEDIATELY' Calls for inheritance tax to be SCRAPPED intensify CAMPAIGNERS last night renewed calls for inheritance tax to be scrapped after
'Abolish IMMEDIATELY' Calls for inheritance tax to be SCRAPPED intensify
express / Posted yesterday
CAMPAIGNERS last night renewed calls for inheritance tax to be scrapped after it emerged nearly 30,000 families face huge bills because of simple "bad luck". Campaigners have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boss paid £80k to promote UK in online rant at Prince Georgewasting millions of public money on staff perks. A substantial portion of the
Boss paid £80k to promote UK in online rant at Prince George
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
wasting millions of public money on staff perks. A substantial portion of the charity’s funding comes from government. The Taxpayers’ Alliance hit out at the charity for spending £6.7million on credit cards between 2010 and 2012. Bills included... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Northern Echo
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesThe TaxPayers' Alliance described stamp duty as a " badly-designed tax which gu
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
The TaxPayers' Alliance described stamp duty as a " badly-designed tax which gums up property markets". It said the three percentage point increase should be done away with and all stamp duty rates should be halved immediately, with a view to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
18 related stories
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Kingston Guardian
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
18 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
18 related stories
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Streatham Guardian
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
18 related stories
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Bury Times
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Gazette
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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guardian-series
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Harrow Times
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Gazette News
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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This is West Country
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
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Bolton News
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent risesStamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely,
Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
Stamp duty rates should be halved, with a view to abolishing the tax entirely, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance. The group argued that a recent three percentage point increase to stamp duty rates will end up driving up rents, as the costs are... Read more
18 related stories
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express
TaxPayers’ Alliance says Chancellor should halve unfair stamp duty now STAMP duty should be halved and eventually abolished, says the TaxPayers’ All
TaxPayers’ Alliance says Chancellor should halve unfair stamp duty now
express / Posted 3 days ago
STAMP duty should be halved and eventually abolished, says the TaxPayers’ Alliance. Stamp duty should be halved and eventually abolished, says the TaxPayers’ Alliance The... Read more
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Daily Star
How UK’s most notorious benefit scroungers spend OUR cashEXPOSED: Daily Star Online found some benefit spongers clash our cash on gambli
How UK’s most notorious benefit scroungers spend OUR cash
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
EXPOSED: Daily Star Online found some benefit spongers clash our cash on gambling and luxuries The UK Government forks out a staggering £258billion every year on benefits. This huge sum includes a whopping £41billion on incapacity, disability and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Welsh government credit cards used to buy Victoria's Secret lingerie and £1,500 of cakeLee Canning, Wales Coordinator for the TaxPayers' Alliance, reminded civil serv
Welsh government credit cards used to buy Victoria's Secret lingerie and £1,500 of cake
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Lee Canning, Wales Coordinator for the TaxPayers' Alliance, reminded civil servants taxpayers' money is for "essential services". "Hard-pressed families across Wales will be shocked to the core," he said. "When times are hard and every department is... Read more
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walesonline
This is what's on the Welsh Government's £7.5m credit card billconstitutes a necessary and legitimate expense.”'Irresponsible and disrespectfu
This is what's on the Welsh Government's £7.5m credit card bill
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
constitutes a necessary and legitimate expense.”'Irresponsible and disrespectful' Lee Canning, Wales coordinator for the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “Taxpayers’ money is meant to pay for essential services. “Hard-pressed families across Wales... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
REVEALED: Cash-strapped council pays out £120k in Cumbria school compensation claimsTRIPS, burns and slips in schools have led to more than £120,000 being spent on
REVEALED: Cash-strapped council pays out £120k in Cumbria school compensation claims
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
TRIPS, burns and slips in schools have led to more than £120,000 being spent on compensation payouts in the past three years, the Evening Mail can reveal. Cumbria County Council has spent a total of £121,867.90 on upheld claims between April 1 2013... Read more
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Daily Star
Foreign crooks are costing British taxpayers £60m a year in deportation costsHome office has spent £9million this year deporting 700 asylum seekers and crim
Foreign crooks are costing British taxpayers £60m a year in deportation costs
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
Home office has spent £9million this year deporting 700 asylum seekers and criminals Jonathan Isaby of the TaxPayers’ Alliance said: “Taxpayers will be furious. At a time when every department is having to find necessary savings,... Read more
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express
Outrage as Cameron hands out £282,000 ‘golden goodbye’ to aides – and YOU’RE payingwent on to warn that the Commons’ powerful Public Accounts Committee could look
Outrage as Cameron hands out £282,000 ‘golden goodbye’ to aides – and YOU’RE paying
express / Posted 12 days ago
went on to warn that the Commons’ powerful Public Accounts Committee could look into the issue. Jonathan Isaby of the TaxPayers’ Alliance said: “It is sad to see a Prime Minister who pledged to cut the cost of politics digging deeper into... Read more
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Northern Echo
£1.5m of debt written off by Darlington council just weeks after £12.5m cuts approvalcabinet member for adult social care and housing, said: “We never forget a debt
£1.5m of debt written off by Darlington council just weeks after £12.5m cuts approval
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
cabinet member for adult social care and housing, said: “We never forget a debt.” Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said the council has a duty to make sure everyone pays their fair share of council tax and must learn... Read more
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Northern Echo
£1m debt written off by council weeks after cutscabinet member for adult social care and housing, said: “We never forget a debt
£1m debt written off by council weeks after cuts
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
cabinet member for adult social care and housing, said: “We never forget a debt.” Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said the council has a duty to make sure everyone pays their fair share of council tax and must learn... Read more
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Breitbart
Britain’s New Prime Minister Drives A Stake Through The Heart Of The Green Vampirealong with the removal of wasteful spending, the Exchequer could save £380m by
Britain’s New Prime Minister Drives A Stake Through The Heart Of The Green Vampire
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
along with the removal of wasteful spending, the Exchequer could save £380m by 2020-21, according to analysis by the Taxpayers’ Alliance. It’s true that the most significant benefit its closure will bring lies not so much in saved costs as... Read more
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express
BBC REFUSES to tell licence fee payers what its highest paid stars earnaccounts published today but information was aggregated to “protect their perso
BBC REFUSES to tell licence fee payers what its highest paid stars earn
express / Posted 15 days ago
accounts published today but information was aggregated to “protect their personal information”. Harry Davis, of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “There clearly remains a culture of secrecy at the BBC despite years of promises and pledges to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Economists oppose George Osborne's corporation tax cuts crusade Senior economists have questioned the Chancellor’s proposal to cut the UK's h
Economists oppose George Osborne's corporation tax cuts crusade
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Senior economists have questioned the Chancellor’s proposal to cut the UK's headline rate of tax on company profits to below 15 per cent George Osborne wants the UK corporation tax... Read more
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express
Foreign criminals and failed asylum seekers 'cost average £11m a YEAR on private planes' FOREIGN criminals and failed asylum seekers are being flown home on private p
Foreign criminals and failed asylum seekers 'cost average £11m a YEAR on private planes'
express / Posted 15 days ago
FOREIGN criminals and failed asylum seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer an average of over £11million a year. The Government... Read more
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Bolton News
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane Criminals and failed asylum-seekers are usually deported using commercial fli
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Criminals and failed asylum-seekers are usually deported using commercial flights but 18 aircraft have been chartered so far this year, the Home Office says Foreign criminals and failed... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeOver the past five years at least 1,999 foreigners have been deported from Brit
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Over the past five years at least 1,999 foreigners have been deported from Britain on the private flights. These included 367 in 2012, 424 in 2013, 498 in 2014, 486 in 2015 and 224 so far in 2016 the Home Office said, although it warned these... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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Bury Times
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private planeForeign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private pla
Taxpayers foot £9.1m bill for deportations by private plane
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
Foreign criminals and failed asylum-seekers are being flown home on private planes costing the taxpayer more than £9 million in the past year. Over the past five years, £57.3 million has been spent on chartered flights to deport people from the UK,... Read more
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