Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Will any be called Matthew?

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, announced the recruitment of an extra 2000 tax inspectors at the Liberal Democrat Conference.
More than 2,000 tax inspectors will be recruited to crack down on tax evasion among the wealthiest people in the UK, a Liberal Democrat minister has said.  
Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, told the Lib Dem conference that this would ensure 350,000 top earners paid their "fair share" of tax....

The renewed drive against tax evasion is designed to prevent the richest people in Britain from hiding the true extent of their liabilities and ensure they contribute to efforts to reduce the UK's huge deficit.
I wonder if any of these tax collectors will be called Matthew?
God of mercy,
you chose a tax collector, Saint Matthew,
to share the dignity of the apostles.
By his example and prayers
help us to follow Christ
and remain faithful in your service.

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