Which is Worst?

February 16, 2010 at 9:37 am Leave a comment


Which of these do you think is acceptable?

1) Fury at mum on £100k a year benefit:

Britain’s benefits shambles was exposed last night by the case of a mother-of-six who receives £7,000 a month of taxpayers’ cash to live in a £2million mansion.

Critics hit out at the Government for overseeing a system that entitles jobless Essma Marjan to claim almost £100,000 a year in housing benefit and other free handouts.

The money allows her to live in a plush five-bedroom villa in a desirable part of London, close to the home of Sir Paul McCartney.The 34-year-old single mother says she was forced to move after the birth of her five-month-old son meant her previous home was too small for her growing brood.

She even moaned: “The house is lovely and very big but I don’t have enough furniture to fill it.”

2) EuroMillions Lottery: Britain’s biggest winners celebrate £56 million jackpot

Nigel Page and his partner Justine Laycock have celebrated winning a record-breaking £56 million in the EuroMillions Lottery draw.

3) Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United contract is being investigated by the taxman after court documents revealed he earns £1.52million in image rights, a device the HM Revenue & Customs claim is a dodge engineered by football clubs.

United have already admitted deals struck since 2005 are being probed, meaning Rooney’s annual £6.2m salary, revealed in the court case brought by his former agents, will be one of those under scrutiny.

4) Bankers’ Bonuses

Barclays will pay its bankers £1.5 billion in discretionary cash bonuses this year and another £1.2 billion in long-term bonuses over the next three years.

Am I the only mug who works hard for what he has and pays his taxes?


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