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sticking plaster

a thin cloth with an adhesive substance on one side, used for covering slight or superficial wounds
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Society has a lot of gaping wounds, and people seem convinced they can be healed with sticking plasters made from unicorn fur.
Perhaps another appeasing to the masses sticking plaster type raft of rhetoric but a universal issuance of title for all property paid for in full?
He told the Local Democracy Reporting Service: "The [pounds sterling]650m for adult social care is only for 2019/20 so it is very much a sticking plaster.
"We know that early diagnosis increases survival rates for patients, but patients and staff need a credible workforce plan and adequate resources, not just sticking plaster solutions.
"However - just passing the buck on to individuals with older cars, is a sticking plaster solution.
And while the one-off funding has been described as a "sticking plaster" Kirklees Council has been able to add it to PS1.6m from a business rates pool to give adult social care an extra PS2.7m.
"It is only going to be a sticking plaster to help those who are viable to continue in business and recover in time," Mr Cherry told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
From my experience they would probably love to impose a levy on well-run pubs in order to raise funds to continue to pay for the "sticking plaster" that they keep applying to the seeping wound that is Broad Street - of which, bizarrely, they seem so proud.
You will need a sticking plaster or hair clip, a clicker, lots of treats and great timing.
THE MP for Gateshead has criticised David Cameron's "sticking plaster" approach to housing, after the announcement of funding for a scheme in Gateshead.
RE PS25m for hospital (Gazette, 26.11.15): The Government agreeing to give PS25m for vital infrastructure work to the ageing University Hospital of North Tees instead of building a new PS300m hospital at Wynyard is the medical equivalent of applying a sticking plaster to a patient who is bleeding to death.
Sticking plaster over a gaping NHS hole THE alarming report about half GP practices in North Wales facing closure in the coming year needs urgent consideration.

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