Reply to post: Re: Child benefit... @AC

The lighter side of HMRC: We want your money, but we also want to make you laugh

Robert Carnegie Silver badge

Re: Child benefit... @AC

It's CHILD benefit, not pay-your--mortgage-for-you benefit (do you still get that as well, it used to exist, would it survive austerity, I know where I'd bet).

What it reminds me of, I may be misremembering the story, but my mum grew up with British food rationing and had three brothers. This meant that gran could give grandad an egg with his breakfast every day of the week that was supposed to be for the kids.

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