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Treasury hires Mr Bean

TS was amused to see that there’s a parliamentary meeting
due on Wednesday about ‘counting the population’. No, we know that’s not funny in
itself.

But the expert who was due to brief MPs on the Treasury
committee looking at the issue was one Charlie Bean of Bank of England fame.

You’ll see where we’re going. Charlie Bean-counting the
population.

Let’s hope he’s not actually an accountant or he’ll have
heard that joke a few times before, we’d have thought.

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