Broken promise

In a week that families saw a rise in VAT and petrol prices reaching record highs, measures that will have a devastating effect on their cost of living, it seems banks are to continue to pay out billions in bonuses.

Despite all their dire warnings to the bankers and posturing in the Coalition Agreement the government has done absolutely nothing to stop this obscenity. Another week, another broken promise.

Coun Harry Harpham

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