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2014/09/01 16:53
2014/09/01 16:53
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A Birmingham MP has slammed the government after a murderer was able to claim benefits while on the run in the Black Country. Incredibly, it was revealed the 53-year-old was able to claim disability...
2014/09/01 16:53
2014/09/01 16:53
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2014/08/31 19:47
2014/08/31 19:47
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East of England Ambulance Service chief Anthony Marsh also blew £30,000 on hotels and travel in 16 months, it has emerged. The trust was fined for failing to reach 75% of 999 calls from April to July...
2014/08/29 23:51
2014/08/29 23:51
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... an MI5 spy’ The most ridiculous benefit cheat lies A DOCTOR embarked on a £100,000 benefit fiddle saying he was an undercover MI5 agent, it emerged yesterday. Work and Pensions Minister Mark...
2014/08/29 18:09
2014/08/29 18:09
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... officers attended and decided it was appropriate to provide the members of the public with a lift to and from a local convenience store. “The circumstances of the incident have been...
2014/08/29 13:07
2014/08/29 13:07
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Suffolk: Ambulance chief Anthony Marsh claimed on expenses almost £5,000 for stays at luxury hotelsEast of England Ambulance Trust CEO Anthony Marsh. Photo: Steve Adams East Anglia’s under-fire...
2014/08/28 23:51
2014/08/28 23:51
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Taxpayer fury as wealthy cheat is spared jail despite £70k fraud A WEALTHY property owner has been spared a jail sentence despite admitting a £68,289 benefit fraud. Geoffrey Sims admitted admitted...
2014/08/28 12:13
2014/08/28 12:13
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The average length of sitting days for the Commons was just seven hours and 27 minutes in 2013/14 — more than half an hour shorter than when the Coalition came to power in 2010/11 and the lowest since...
2014/08/27 23:51
2014/08/27 23:51
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Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: ‘Failings by officials will cost the taxpayer £200m’ OFFICIALS who failed to stop Asian gangs preying on young girls for fear of being branded racist are set to...
2014/08/26 23:51
2014/08/26 23:51
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Taxpayers fork out on £1m Whitehall pension pots DOZENS of senior civil servants have amassed taxpayer-subsidised pension pots worth more than £1million, Whitehall figures reveal. Cabinet secretary...
2014/08/25 23:51
2014/08/25 23:51
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More death tax misery as house prices rocket BRITAIN’S booming housing market has created more than 160,000 property millionaires in the past year, says research. The inheritance tax threshold has...
2014/08/24 01:10
2014/08/24 01:10
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AWARD: Tory Lord Hanningfi eld won £3,500 from police [PA] That is almost £10,000 per day in payouts for false imprisonment or unlawful arrest. Around 600 people every year win cases against the...
2014/08/22 23:51
2014/08/22 23:51
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Asylum teen unlawfully detained - and Brits pay for the blunder TAXPAYERS are facing a big compensation bill after bungling officials failed to spot an Iranian asylum seeker was not an adult. Dover...
2014/08/22 10:28
2014/08/22 10:28
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Rising costs have added an extra £50 to each holidaymaker travelling from the UK(AFP) Holidaymakers are collectively paying almost £1.9bn a year in taxes to go abroad, with this figure constantly...
2014/08/20 20:39
2014/08/20 20:39
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Hinterland is a gritty police drama with Richard Harrington as Tom Mathias (Picture: Fiction Factory/S4C/All3Media/Tinopolis) Hinterland is a broody TV show that sheds light on a dark underbelly of...
2014/08/20 00:11
2014/08/20 00:11
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Marie Buchan, 32, has put so much strain on her body through having her brood she needs a hysterectomy – but is determined to add two more to her family. It would mean an extra £70 a week in welfare...
2014/08/19 00:52
2014/08/19 00:52
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Huge police health and safety bill hits £589k SLIPPING on a wet floor, falling from a chair and tripping in the dark are just some of the health and safety claims that have cost a police force...
2014/08/18 23:51
2014/08/18 23:51
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Government defence shambles costs taxpayer £224m A LEGAL ruling that the Government must pay nearly £224million to a US defence firm for terminating a border control contract sparked outrage...
2014/08/18 10:51
2014/08/18 10:51
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Benefits cheat told she can repay £20,000 at just £10 per week - over 34 YEARS A WOMAN who fraudulently claimed nearly £20,000 in benefits has been ordered to pay it back - at just £10 PER...
2014/08/18 10:16
2014/08/18 10:16
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The figures for the last financial year in 2013/14 show the University owed Royal Liverpool Hospital £2,684,102, with £505,000 of this amount relating to previous years – meaning that amount has been...
2014/08/18 09:26
2014/08/18 09:26
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Six figure salaries Six figure salaries MORE than 2,000 council staff across the UK earn more than £100,000 a year, but the total number earning six figure salaries has dropped slightly since last...
2014/09/01 16:53
2014/09/01 16:53
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