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Whilst people may be surprised about the chancellor's proposed u-turn on scrapping the 10% tax band, and perhaps less surprised that the measures designed to assist those affected won't come into play until August's pre-budget, who'd have thought one could be so surprised about a cup of tea!

The winner of the caption competition is again Kevin Lawrence. Congratulations Kevin a bottle of Alsace White (Klipfel Pinot Blanc) is on its way to you.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Cold, drab, inspid and frankly not very appealling; but enough about the Chancellor ,at least the tea is good!

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skylarking | | Permalink

The Chancellor, under the impression that Lapsang Souchong is a religion, prays so as not to offend his hosts.

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cp_greenow | | Permalink

U-turn? You always get a U with Ty.phoo!

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skylarking | | Permalink

The Chancellor, having undergone a hand transplant, reveals that Jeremy Beadle was the secret donor.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Dispensing with the treasury model Alaistair decides that divining the economic future of the country was best done using tea leaves.....is there anybody there?

surprise

kevlaw | | Permalink

The Chancellor was surprised to discover that he had, once again, missed out on the chocolate covered teacakes

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No surprise

Caber Feidh | | Permalink

The Chancellor has nothing up his sleeve.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Mistaking a Tea Urn for a U Turn the Chancellor believes that he has avoided one.

pinocchio

kevlaw | | Permalink

Pinocchio thought the toy maker had said that it was his NOSE that would grow if he told a lie

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skylarking | | Permalink

As a member of Gordon's A-Team, The misguided Chancellor pays homage to Mr T.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

"Iceberg? What iceberg?? Its just a 10% storm in a teacup!"

shock

kevlaw | | Permalink

When he tasted the tea Alistair realised the canteen staff were among those affected by the loss of the 10% band

Cliched...

r3hep | | Permalink

Before turning his hand to bigger issues Alistair Darling attempts to calm a storm in a teacup.

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Joseph Thatcher | | Permalink

Alistair finished lunch with Kevin from the Apprentice's latest pudding innovation...

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squay | | Permalink

I know! What if I lose one percent of the lowest tax band for every finger I can see when I open my eyes!

magic

kevlaw | | Permalink

Alistair is a picture of concentration as he demonstrates how he made the indexation table disappear

I give up (perhaps he should have done so already !)

briggs | | Permalink

Alistair is convinced his Cup of Tea was Dick Turpin in a previous incarnation

struggling with the logistics

kevlaw | | Permalink

Alistair wondered whether Gordon Brown had been entirely honest about the Chancellor initiation of drinking a cup of tea in the style of 'Brains' from Thunderbirds

Practice makes perfect

briggs | | Permalink

Alistair practices his gestures ahead of the meeting with the rebel MP's

Miracle

Anonymous | | Permalink

I know I can turn tea into wine.............just need to wave my hands over the cup!!

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notsuchabadlad | | Permalink

'But I can make a good cup of tea' exclaimed the Char Seller of the Exchequer.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Sorry, Alistair, but the impression just doesn’t work without the fez

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Calm down! I am sure we’ll be able to recover the stolen paintings.

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Anonymous | | Permalink

Supporters were stunned to see no stigmata