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Austerity cartoon

Theresa May and Philip Hammond reward the rich and punish everyone else

There were rumours the Tories were about to end their ideological austerity policy after their disastrous election night. But all this turned to yet more coalition of chaos nonsense as teachers were told they would have yet another year of real terms pay cut, with a wage rise of 1 percent. Teachers are always an easy target as they have little fight in them and usually on average are made of Tory voters whatever that party does to them. But the other professions are now bracing themselves for the same fate. The question is - the teachers maybe easy to manipulate, but will the others stomach yet another real terms pay cut that all public servants have faced, with the exception of MPs?

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