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Why not take our “Bankrupting Britain” quiz?

The leaders of the Coalition tell us that their policies are working, that Britain is on the road to recovery and that they just need a bit more time to “finish the job”. But what job is that? Saving the British economy? Or completing Brown’s and Balls’s highly successful project to bankrupt Britain? To find out, why not take our “Bankrupting Britain” quiz?

1. By how much is our national debt increasing every minute of every day? A: £2,300   B: £23,000   C: £230,000

2. Under the Coalition’s “austerity” plans, what will happen to public spending between now and the 2015 election? A: Go down by £60bn     B: Stay flat   C: Go up by £60bn

3. If Cameron and Osborne win the 2015 election and continue their “austerity” programme, what will happen to public spending by 2018?   A: Go down by £90bn   B: Stay flat   C: Go up by £90bn

4. By the 2015 General Election, our national debt per private-sector worker will be?  A: £600   B: £6,000   C: £60,000

5: As teachers strike for better pensions, how much do generous, inflation-protected public-sector pensions cost each private-sector taxpayer?   A: £32/year   B: £320/year   C: £3,200/year

6: As teachers strike for better pensions, how much will generous, inflation-protected public-sector pensions cost each private-sector taxpayer by 2018?   A: £64/year   B: £640/year   C: £6,400/year

7. How much would you or I have to save each year into our pension to get the same pension as an MP?   A: £20,000   B: £40,000   C: £60,000

8. The interest we now pay each year on our national debt is equivalent to the annual budget of?   A: The police   B: The police and the military   C: The police, the military and schools

9: There are about 920,000 Romanians and 170,000 Bulgarians in Spain and about 997,000 Romanians and over 70,000 Bulgarians in Italy. Britain has much more generous benefits and more jobs than Spain or Italy, so how many Romanians and Bulgarians will flood into Britain? A: Don’t know (that’s what the government claims)   B: At most 50,000 (as a couple of ministers have admitted)   C: 1,500,000 (my estimate)

10: David Cameron’s April 2013 increase in foreign aid of £2.6bn from £7.9bn to £10.5bn a year is enough money to pay for?   A: The 40,000 troops being fired to save money   B: The 32,400 police being fired to save money   C: Both the 40,000 troops and the 32,400 police being fired to save money

11. Trick question – Which of these pictures most accurately reflects our economic situation?

Answers: 1 – C   2-C   3-C   4-C   5-B   6-B   7-C   8-C   9-C   10-C   11 – All of them

1 comment to Why not take our “Bankrupting Britain” quiz?

  • John Fields

    I was down today, but this has really cheered me up. I am now looking
    forward to a glorious future!

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