ALL romantic relationships will soon be provided by private companies, the government has announced.Flowers optional
Companies such as Serco and Atos will supply all aspects of the UKs relationships, ranging from first dates and passionate affairs to sexless aged companionship.
A pilot scheme has been launched in which relationship-seekers pay £250 a month to cover administrative costs, and are then put in touch with their true love or nearest equivalent.
Sales executive Stephen Malley said: My date from G4S was attractive, bubbly and well-dressed, but unfortunately was also my own mum who got divorced last year.
When I rang up to complain they kept me on hold for three hours then said it was my fault for not specifying no relatives.
Lecturer Donna Sheridan said: I wanted a long-term relationship with a non-smoking graduate who likes classical music, but they sent me a gang boss called G-Man who spends all day arranging to have people killed.
Also hes not the slightest bit interested in Mahler.
The government admitted there had been teething troubles and said it was now paying relationship providers an extra £380 billion to iron things out.
Accountant Nikki Hollis said: Serco arranged for me to get married, but when the big day arrived theyd run out of grooms so I had to marry a mop.