Just the other day I found my 'Petrol Ration Book' issued in the 70's, but fortunately never used.
It was a very long few years,
Rubbish piling up
Bakers on strike
Hospitals picketed or closed
Cooking on an open fire
Candles and hurricane lamps
Grave diggers on strike
Miners on strike
I seem to remember, at the worst, there were 16 strikes on at the same time.
Then the biggest "rip-off" - going decimal on the 15th Feb 1971
Phil., on 24 Oct 2014 - 09:44 AM, said:
1.7 Billion to the EU. That's just gifted the Rochester by election to UKIP. Let's hope the EU come up with something like that just before the General Election too.
They already have to some extent as they have increased next years payment by £800ish million