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Who is referred to by “they” in this reply?

In Yes, Prime Minister Series 2 Episode 7, Prime Minister Hacker referred to a math problem: If it costs 5 billion pounds a year to maintain Britain’s nuclear defences and 75 pounds a year to feed ...
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What exactly does “one-bar fire with 50p in the meter” mean?

In the episode Power to the People of Yes, Prime Minister: [Agnes Moorhouse] pointedly asks Sir Humphrey the costs of certain everyday items, which he struggles to answer. One of these questions ...