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Re-orientate public funds in favour of a younger demographic.

Submitted on Friday 2nd December 2011

Published on Monday 5th December 2011

Current status: Closed

Closed: Wednesday 5th December 2012

Signatures: 2

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Money ~ MP ~ Parliament ~ Tax ~ UK

Petition Action

Re-orientate public funds in favour of a younger demographic.

Additional Information

The average age of an MP is 50. http://www.parliament.uk/about/faqs/house-of-commons-faqs/members-faq-page2/ The average age in the UK is 40. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uk.html The babyboomers have had their day. They enjoyed the boom years and now seem happy to deprive the next generation. This petition is not about a tax cut or rise. This is a petition requesting that the government reduce all existing funding specifically aimed at people aged over 45 (for example the winter fuel allowance or discounts on second homes) and re-allocate this money to things specifically aimed to benefit people aged younger than 45 (for example promotion of affordable housing or university fees).


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