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    Eaten up

    September 20, 2012

    Did you see last week’s episode of political spoof The Thick of It? Rebecca Front’s character, now promoted to Opposition Leader, is haplessly trying to obey the advice of her spin doctor – so much more important than staying true to her election promises – and finds herself supporting the government’s radical cuts to schoolchildren’s breakfast clubs. At the same time, the government itself does a U-turn and decides to leave the funding in place. This leaves Rebecca and the…

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