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31 OCT 2012

A constituent speaks

This morning, I received an email from a constituent.   It began like this ....

"Dear Douglas Carswell,

As a 73yr. old pensioner receiving just £77 per week state pension and still having my savings taxed,I resent any of my money being taken from me (without my consent) to be squandered by the unelected bunch of ( "ne're do wells) in Brussels."

Quite.

Even Ed Balls' Labour party recognises that at a time of cutbacks, we should not be giving more to Brussels.

I might think of myself as Eurosceptic.  But just imagine what my opponents might hit me with in my local constituency if I was to vote in favour of this £4.3 Billion increase in our EU budget contribution ....

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