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originally posted by: nonspecific
originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: nonspecific
Off the top of my head, 400,000 care workers on £20,000 a year salary?
Come on NS, plenty of ways that money could be well spent in the UK, do you disagree, how would YOU spend it?
Do we need 400,000 extra care workers? I don't know?
Education would be a good idea I suppose if done correctly.
This is why I am asking, it seems like a lot but it's interesteing to look at how are money is spent and think about what any aditional funds could be put into.
originally posted by: PLAYERONE01
a reply to: RAY1990
The E.U. was created for fleecing people of money, culture and heritage, and its done a fine job of it, fifteen years ago on this very site we said it would happen and we got laughed at.
originally posted by: paraphi
To be fair, £8 bln is small change to the UK. Oh, it's a lot of money, but small change none-the-less.
What could £8bln buy infrastructure-wise?
A third runway at Heathrow costs c. £15 bln.
High Speed rail is £50bln