A government spokesman today confirmed that people found eating mince pies before the first of December will lose their welfare benefits. The spokesman commented: “I think we all know who these people are and they have only themselves to blame. We all responsible for our own mince pie intake. “
If successful the scheme could be extended to Yule Logs, though the Liberal Democrats are thought to oppose this.
There will also be an additional scheme to limit the size of inflatable snowman allowed outside of council properties.