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The Chancellor has sought to sugar the pill by signalling another freeze in fuel duties and a new child tax credit, including help for parents who stay at home to look after their youngsters.
To sugar the pill, they sent him the freedom of the borough in a richly-carved casket made of mulberry wood.
And the timescale for raising the pension age to 67 and 68 is now also likely to be accelerated, Mr Osborne tried to sugar the pill by saying the Government would stick to Labour's policies of free eye tests, free bus passes and free prescription charges for pensioners.
This is designed to sugar the pill of putting through an inequitable and sordid Bill, but it is also misleading.
Organisers hope employing shinty's links to hurling will help sugar the pill for the Protestant children and ease growing community tensions.