Category Archives: Pensions

Brown meets the little people

At a party on Saturday, someone was talking about Leona Helmsley, the multi-millionaire American hotelier who went to prison for tax fraud in 1989. She achieved notoriety for her view that “only the little people pay taxes”, an aggravating factor … Continue reading

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Brown tramples on Losers and Grannies

The exposure of the Treasury advice to Gordon Brown about pensions betrays the same contempt for the little people – the “losers” – as was shown to the Railtrack “Grannies”. “Losers would be much easier to handle, because there would … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown – taking your pension to fund his own

As always, the Times cartoonist, Peter Brookes, illustrates succinctly the thousands of words around his drawing. A pensioner stands with an apple marked “Pensions” on his head. Gordon Brown takes careful aim with a cross-bow, kills the pensioner and eats … Continue reading

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