How fast can the Government spend your money?

March 09, 2012 12:00 PM

Every day the Government spends huge amounts of your money, paid for with irresponsible borrowing and ruinously high taxes. Too much is wasted, but the sums involved can make it hard to appreciate just how much is spent.

Well, how about this? In the time it takes this Porsche 911 to go from 0 to 60, the Government could have bought one. That's £22,218, every second.

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