The parliament of mice is now in session.
The time has come; there’ll be no more debates.
Your government must make a full confession:
Our nation and its mice are in dire straits.

We have no funds; the budget is in tatters,
So this is not the time for ifs and buts.
We cannot hide from such important matters,
So here’s a list of all the fiscal cuts:

Well, only one in fact but it’s substantial,
(Of course the opposition disagrees)
We’re up the creek and clearly unfinancial,
It’s come to this – there’ll be no more free cheese.