7 Months since GORDON BROWN boasted in a speech on the global economy that "Britain is better place to benefit as the storm passes, as pass it will".
7 Countries that have emerged from the recession ahead of Britain since then.
456,700 Total number of civil servants when GORDON BROWN announced job cuts and efficiency measures in 2004
522,930 Total number of civil servants now.
19 Number of MPs in Turks and Caicos who have been removed from office by direct rule from the U.K. for "high probability of systematic corruption or serious dishonesty.
182 Number of M.P.s who have paid back expenses they claimed without justification.
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