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Pennies from heaven

11 July 2006 By Edward Hadas

Involuntary contributions from the dead and forgetful aren t something for nothing. They re a manipulation of the money supply. Well, it wants to take £400m from dormant bank accounts to fund good causes. The sum is small and the economics are poor. Involuntary contributions from the dead and forgetful aren t something for nothing. They re a tax.

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