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David Cameron can thump the table, stamp his feet and shout all he likes …. he’s been caught out in a lie and now the pigeons have come home to roost!
When you have an (unelected) prime minister and a chancellor of the exchequer (who doesn’t even know his seven times table), who have manipulated and lied about the economy, they shouldn’t be surprised when they are forced to live up to their fiction.
The EU have asked the UK to pay £1.7 billion pounds because… the UK economy has improved.
If the economy HAD improved to the extent that CaMORON says it has, then this payment would not be too much of a problem.
There has indeed been an improvement in the economy, but only because of factors such as the money from activities such as drug use and prostitution being used to bolster the figures.
Prostitution and illegal drugs are contributing around £10 billion a year to the British economy, according to official data released last May (source ONS)
More than half of that – £5.3 billion – is attributable to prostitution*, according to estimated figures from the Office for National Statistics. Illegal drugs are worth £4.4bn.
Britain has to pay. No ifs, no buts. The adjustment is “automatic”.
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