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Thread: Breaking: 13,000 civil servants to be axed tomorrow

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    Default Breaking: 13,000 civil servants to be axed tomorrow

    Front page of tomorrow's Independent:

    'More than 13,000 civil service jobs could be axed as a result of an extra 5bn of spending cuts to be announced tomorrow...'

    Deep breaths, everybody!

    Osborne goes for growth (by firing 10,000 civil servants) - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
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    That would be like wiping out 1300 of them in Ireland!

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    Quote Originally Posted by potholedogger View Post
    That would be like wiping out 1300 of them in Ireland!
    13,000!!

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    Jaysus....decentralisation went a bit too far didn't it?

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    Perfidious Albion at it again.
    Those bastards not sticking to the Croke Park Agreement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountaintop View Post
    Jaysus....decentralisation went a bit too far didn't it?
    Must have been a big beer mat

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    Oh, you mean 13,000 British civil servants.

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    Thread Title should be changed to make clear it's UK.
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    If only we had a government with balls like that. Sigh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flavirostris View Post
    Thread Title should be changed to make clear it's UK.
    Why?

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