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“I was told my hair was too long for someone in annuities.”
Partnership’s head of retirement products Philip Brown, still refusing to get a haircut.

“I hope that is the whole of the tax code, but I fear it is only a part of it.”
Treasury select committee chair Andrew Tyrie reacts as the Mirrlees tax review team pull weighty volumes from their rucksacks.

“We are sure it was a joke and he doesn’t really want to run us over on the M25.”
The British Bankers’ Association takes Business Secretary Vince Cable’s joke about a dead banker on the motorway in good spirits.

“I’ll give you a go and work that way.”
LibDem MP John Thurso lets those sitting before him at the Treasury select committee know how he rolls.


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