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STUFF & NONSENSE.

Byline: FIONA PHILLIPS ...because she cares

Following Ed Miliband's announcement that he will freeze energy prices if he's elected Prime Minister, the current occupant of the title is trying to show he cares about the cost of living too. The Government announced this week that it will tie train fare rises to the rate of inflation - no reduction, no freeze, no point in doffing your cap to it. And anyway, according to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, it's "for hard-working people" - that old phrase again. So if you're unemployed because of long-term illness, disability or being young or over 50, I can only presume he means "Stuff You".
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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion, Column
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Oct 12, 2013
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