Excellent idea. After all, the deaths due to hypothermia will reduce the
rolls, saving the government even more :-)
(In the spirit of Scrooge during this festive season).
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> Sent: Saturday, December 12, 1998 2:28 PM
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> Subject: Re: Semantics and statistics
> Ditto the pensioners in the colder climates of the UK who buy the cheapest
> electric/gas heaters, and end up paying a fortune in fuel/power, as compared
> to the people who can afford to buy the more fuel-efficient, but expensive
> BTW Martin, didn't the Health Minister in Thatcher's govt. recommend that
> these older people should just buy an extra blanket, instead of the
> government reducing the oldies power-bills? (it was Edwina Curry, I think).