In my personal opinion, this draft decision is a real kick in the teeth
for consumers and they will be paying the price for it for years to come."
Joe Anderson, spokesman for Teesside Young Labour, said: "Freezing the minimum wage is a kick in the teeth
for young people who are struggling to afford the increased costs of transport, study and living.
Make no bones about it - it is a major kick in the teeth
. We now have to be big enough to take it on the chin, dust ourselves down and get back on the rails.
Duff said: "I must admit it was a bit of a kick in the teeth
after two months out to hear about it.
"This shows the poor regard that this Government holds this region in, and a real kick in the teeth
. I sincerely hope that the Labour MPs in the West Midlands kick up a stink to change the Government's mind." The plan would have allowed the seven local councils to raise cash themselves, instead of depending on handouts from Whitehall..
It was a kick in the teeth
and I was sent out on loan at Wolves."
"This is another kick in the teeth
for Scottish football.
The decision not to make available a series of dementia drugs to Alzheimer's sufferers is "a kick in the teeth
for millions of people", a charity said today.
SHADOW Wales Rural Affairs Minister Helen Mary Jones says proposals to make farmers pay more of the cost of disease outbreaks are another kick in the teeth
It smacks of a kick in the teeth
for one dentist who is more than happy to take on patients on the NHS.
Secondly Tony Blair's decision to scrap the Welsh Secretary post within the Cabinet and join it with the Scottish Office, with a Scottish lord overseeing Welsh affairs, is not only a slap in the face for democracy but also a kick in the teeth
to the people of Wa es Andrew T Nutt Membership Officer, Plaid Cymru, Heolddu Road, Bargoed
But one assembly worker, who did not wish to be named, described the severance terms as "a kick in the teeth
The Pack Meadow boss described the last-gasp 3-2 reverse to title-chasing Coventry Sphinx as "a real kick in the teeth
But Hughes has got Wales so close, for so many months, to theEuro 2004 finals,failure now would be a kick in the teeth
WELSH try-scorer Jamie Robinson admitted conceding three New Zealand scores in the dying minutes of defeat was a kick in the teeth