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I shall do nothing of the sort @Fredbassett. For those who do not like what I write the problem is easily resolved. Do not read what I write.

1½ weeks ago

Please explain that Marxist accusation.

1½ weeks ago

Great Britain eh? So what about Northern Ireland then? (It is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). It is the United Kingdom that has left the EU. And flying the flag as you put it, whether literally or metaphorically speaking, need not have cost a quite unnecessary £900k which, as I have pointed out above, could have been spent in much more worthwhile ways given ...

Now it's up for sale.

Leatash, it seems there will always be those who seem unable to get the point I am making. Yes I agree there will always be those who have and those who don't have. What I am saying is that the 'ave nots have increased over the past few months and that the 'ave not numbers are highly likely to increase during the next few months (increase in unemployment when the furlough scheme ends). The ...

1½ weeks ago

Thank you for continuing to post on this thread. It means it keeps being bumped up to the top and thus continually reminding people  how much has been spent on this plane when, at the same time for example, there has been a huge increase in the numbers needing to use food banks.

Article here by Baroness Altmann, a Tory peer and one time Pensions Minister, on why the 2.5% bit of the triple lock should be 'revisited'. At one point she quotes the full state pension amount for those in receipt of the state pension since 6.4.2016. Just to point out that you only get that amount if 1) you have 36 years worth of the right type of NI contributions because 2) if, for example, ...

Were those French planes painted during a time of economic crisis? We're talking about almost a million quid being spent on repainting a plane.

2 weeks ago

I wonder how she would manage if she was ever down on her uppers.

Dawlish Town Council planning committee @18.6.20 PARISH: DAWLISH WARD: Dawlish South West APPLICATION REF: 20/00805/FUL LOCATION: Site of Shell Cove House 19 Old Teignmouth Road Dawlish Devon EX7 0NJ PROPOSAL: Formation of six dwellings, garages and associated works Comment: RESOLVED unanimously by Members present and voting that this Council recommends REFUSAL of this application due to the ...

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