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The End of Britain

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SOURCE LIST

1. Number of Prime Ministers, Government website

2. Historic claims, taken from Bonner and Partners promotion

3. Financial Martial Law promotion, London Investment Alert

4. £700 billion national debt: “Government debt under labour 1997-2000”,”UK Public Sector Net Debt” chart, Economics Help website

5. UK Public Spending website, UK Public Debt charts

6. The UK will be spending £40 billion more in three years, taken from UK Public Spending website

7. The real national debt hits £8.6 trillion, The Tax Payers’ Alliance website

8. The London Investment Alert, “Britain’s Debts are mounting, and that’s a huge problem”, June 22nd

9. “A turbulent history of British pensions, since 1874”, The Telegraph

10. From a five-shilling payment for men over 70

11. 500,000 pensioners in 1909 – BBC article: The state pension turns 100, 31 July 2008 Average life expectancy – World Bank data, 31 October 2012

12. An estimated £5 trillion government debt – IEA article: True level of UK government debt exceeds £5 trillion, 12 November 2012

13. MP Douglas Carswell quote – The End of Politics and The Birth of iDemocracy

14. James Callaghan quote – British Political Speech, Blackpool 1976, 28 September 1976

15. America, Japanese and Weimar Republic total debt – Global Financial Data, Bridgewater's An In-Depth Look at Deleveragings report, February 2012

16. Salaries and pensions slashed up to 40% – The Guardian: Greece is ripe for radical change, 8 November 2012

17. Current Gilt yield, UK 10 GUKG10 Index, Fuller Treacy website

18. How Serious Are Argentina's Economic Problems? Article from Forbes website

19. War on Cash promotion, London Investment Alert

20. Euro zone discussed capital controls – Reuters, 12 June 2012

21. For the calculations of UK debt, and more information about the charts, click here.