(not satire – it’s George Osborne!)

George Osborne claims he’s halved the UK’s EU bill.

Which is a bit like buying something for £5 and when the cashier gives you gives you change from a £10 note, claiming you’ve just saved yourself a fiver.

Oh well. Never mind George.

Just to cheer you up, here’s something you really have managed to halve:

Bank of England halves forecast of wage growth.

Although to be fair, not everyone in the UK have seen their wages stagnate:

average UK pay rises


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