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Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 16:38
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
Name one of these 'freedoms' please ?

Name one of these 'freedoms' please ?
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 16:37
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
Can you be more specific ?

Can you be more specific ?
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 16:30
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Views: 22,459
Posted By Nick1966
UKIP are certainly not working for British...

UKIP are certainly not working for British consumers.

UKIP belong to the EU parlimentary grouping European Freedom and Democracy. This group has 35 MEPs. All 9 UKIP MEPs either didn't vote or voted...
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 16:22
Replies: 754
Views: 22,459
Posted By Nick1966
Please explain why you need UKIP representation...

Please explain why you need UKIP representation in the EU parliament to acheive this objective ?

What exactly can UKIP can do in EU parliament to get the UK out of the EU, and which cannot be...
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 13:11
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
I think the Nigel Farage wants the UK to remain a...

I think the Nigel Farage wants the UK to remain a member of the EU

The EU parliament provides him with a job, a plaftorm for his views and a salary
The EU is his bogeyman. Remove your bogeyman and...
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 13:06
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
When you run for public office, it's customary...

When you run for public office, it's customary for the institution to which you intend to be elected to set out your job description.

The electorate elect candidates. The electorate do not set out...
Forum: Politics 16-04-2014, 13:00
Replies: 96
Views: 3,266
Posted By Nick1966
Exactly. Today's basic state pension, pension...

Exactly.

Today's basic state pension, pension credit, winter fuel allowance, council tax benefit and housing benefit payments to those over 65s is paid for out of current general taxation.

Those...
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 10:34
Replies: 96
Views: 3,266
Posted By Nick1966
Currently, everyone over the age of 65 receives...

Currently, everyone over the age of 65 receives either the basic state pension or the means tested pension credit or a comination of both. Regardless of their national insurance contribution during...
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 10:09
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
I know what you mean. These parliamentary...

I know what you mean. These parliamentary programes can be tedious to watch can't they ? Mind you, any legislative process can be technical and procedural, whether it's a town council meeting, the...
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 09:55
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
Even better. Mr Farage is helping himself to UK...

Even better. Mr Farage is helping himself to UK taxpayers money to pay his salary and expenses. Seems reasonable. At least he's not using foreign money.
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 09:52
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
Yes, the Daily Express has been reporting this...

Yes, the Daily Express has been reporting this about UKIP. The laziest political party in...
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 09:47
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
All the more reason to remain for the UK to...

All the more reason to remain for the UK to remain a members of the EU.

This will allow Mr Farage to continue taking money from the EU and spend it in the UK.
Forum: Politics 15-04-2014, 09:45
Replies: 342
Views: 6,770
Posted By Nick1966
Agreed. So exactly how did you arrive at the...

Agreed.

So exactly how did you arrive at the figure of 50 million per day ?
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 16:51
Replies: 85
Views: 2,157
Posted By Nick1966
Mr Osborne will follow the traditional political...

Mr Osborne will follow the traditional political custom.

Tax rises at the beginning of the parliament
During the course of this parliament, borrows even more money - in this case 700 billion
Caps...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 15:36
Replies: 126
Views: 2,676
Posted By Nick1966
From what I can see a leaders' debate will only...

From what I can see a leaders' debate will only take place in so far as leaders actually want to take part. Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage took part in EU membership debate. By choice ?

But I am...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 14:46
Replies: 671
Views: 16,550
Posted By Nick1966
I do hope you are right. Never bothered to learn...

I do hope you are right.

Never bothered to learn to drive. So a free bus in 2033 will be useful.
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 14:37
Replies: 754
Views: 22,459
Posted By Nick1966
So did the Lib Dems. But David Cameron offered...

So did the Lib Dems.

But David Cameron offered the LibDems a referendum on the alternative vote - in return for supporting the Conservatives in government.
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 14:17
Replies: 754
Views: 22,459
Posted By Nick1966
About the same as in the run up to the May 2009...

About the same as in the run up to the May 2009 UK EU parliamentary elections. In those elections, UKIP got 17% of the popular vote. And 19% of the seats.

My prediction for the May 2015 general...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 13:03
Replies: 671
Views: 16,550
Posted By Nick1966
If those currently over 65 are currently entitled...

If those currently over 65 are currently entitled to a free bus pass, then I, too, expect my free bus pass in 2033.
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 13:01
Replies: 754
Views: 22,459
Posted By Nick1966
That's if UKIP can be bothered to attend council...

That's if UKIP can be bothered to attend council meetings
http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/tories-ukip-row-over-council-6433022

Or represent British interests in the EU parliament....
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 12:50
Replies: 126
Views: 2,676
Posted By Nick1966
Thinking which include restoring capital...

Thinking which include restoring capital punishment, no more funny coloured people entering the UK, leaving the ECHR, restribution rather than punishment of the convicted, television programmes which...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 12:46
Replies: 126
Views: 2,676
Posted By Nick1966
Yes. Ian Paisley. MP: 1970 - 2010 MEP : 1979 -...

Yes.

Ian Paisley.

MP: 1970 - 2010
MEP : 1979 - 2004
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 12:37
Replies: 671
Views: 16,550
Posted By Nick1966
Speak for yourself. In 19 years' time, I expect...

Speak for yourself.

In 19 years' time, I expect my free bus pass.
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 11:14
Replies: 671
Views: 16,550
Posted By Nick1966
Heavens for bid. People might well end up...

Heavens for bid. People might well end up spending the cash on additional car trips. After all, how many people would spend their new cash on additional bus travel ?

And hands up who wants more...
Forum: Politics 14-04-2014, 11:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,161
Posted By Nick1966
Osborne talks tough on tax evasion But is any of...

Osborne talks tough on tax evasion

But is any of this tough talking going to actually translate into additional tax revenue ?

Or is Mr Osborne saying this merely because it sounds good.
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