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Stop spending our taxes on your champagne!!

This petition had 5,092 supporters

It has come to light that the House of Lords are spending over £65K of our UK taxes on top quality champagne (A YEAR) whilst they debate how to make their lives better. That's nearly double the amount the average household earns in a year! In total they spend £1.3 million on their catering budget...

Families are struggling to make ends meet and put food on the table and food bank usage has more than tripled in the last two years. 1 in 5 people in the UK live under the official poverty line! Children are going to bed with empty tummys, the elderly are going without proper heating and our belief in the current system is already crumbling.

In this time of austerity how is it in any way appropriate for this to be happening?

They need to swap the booze for mineral water or tea, nibble on some reasonably priced sandwiches, stop spending on themselves and start putting that money where it is needed; our economy and the basic needs of our nation. 

Please sign this petition and let's tell them that our taxes are not for their pleasure

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