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Equitable treatment.‘you will always get a fair deal when you book with us’
- ‘He was a well known figure in the cattle trade, often travelling the length and breath of the country and he always ensured everybody got a fair deal.’
- ‘‘We don't have the resources to do major promotional campaigns but we do go with a fair deal to our customers,’ he says.’
- ‘Are they not entitled to a fair deal, a good education and equality of opportunity?’
- ‘If I am elected I will be pushing as hard as I can to get a fair deal for local people on local health issues.’
- ‘If our society is committed to giving patients with rare diseases a fair deal, primary care trusts must make funds available for treatment.’
- ‘We have also heard from postmasters who were involved in the programme - my committee therefore pledged to do all it could to secure a fair deal for all involved.’
- ‘They met last Friday to begin a new campaign in the county which demands a fair deal for carers, with recognition of their work and proper support.’
- ‘He vowed to continue to fight for a fair deal for all.’
- ‘Mystery shoppers are to visit a random selection of the 2,500 garages in Yorkshire and Humberside to check customers are getting a fair deal.’
- ‘We are confident that our staff, most of whom do not want to strike, will recognise this as a fair deal.’
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