'The Daleks take the Treasury'

Easy to spot them. 

Another metallic voice in parliament. 

Exterminate the economy! 

Pound plunges, Britannia unhinged. 

The Daleks take the Treasury. 

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Greg Freeman

Mon 26th Sep 2022 13:12

Funny you should say that, Martin. I do have another Dalek poem, which often is dusted down at readings https://iamnotasilentpoet.wordpress.com/2019/02/04/return-of-the-daleks-by-greg-freeman/
I usually change two of the three-word slogans, depending on what is currently in vogue, but 'Take back control!' never changes!

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Martin Elder

Mon 26th Sep 2022 12:24

I am with you on this one Greg. I would love to hear you read it with a dalek voice.

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John Botterill

Sun 25th Sep 2022 15:38

You are so right, Greg. What planet are these people on?

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Greg Freeman

Sun 25th Sep 2022 09:40

Thanks for your comments, Isobel, Steve, Graham, and Flyntland, and for the Likes, Nigel, Frederick, N.B, JC, Julie, and Holden. It is said that betting on the collapse of the pound - which makes the rest of us poorer - has made the main beneficiaries of Kwasi Kwarteng's budget even richer. Just fancy that! (It makes me feel a little, well, kweasi)

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Flyntland

Sat 24th Sep 2022 19:51

This country is built on the backs of the poor - it has always been so - trickle down is a myth.

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Greg Freeman

Sat 24th Sep 2022 18:05

It may cause another overheating of the housing market, Graham! PS But looking at this comment a few days on, it doesn't seem like the housing market is going to overheat at all ... quite the reverse, in fact.

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Graham Sherwood

Sat 24th Sep 2022 15:42

Any views on the Stamp Duty Greg? 😇

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Stephen Gospage

Sat 24th Sep 2022 15:01

Nice one, Greg. Another reason to hide behind the sofa (if it hasn't been repossessed).

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Isobel

Sat 24th Sep 2022 10:03

It's a sad day for this country when a government can be so out of touch with the plight of its people, that it thinks it ok to roll out a budget like that.

Yes it does rather take us into the realm of science fiction - it's so ghastly , it's unbelievable.

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