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Forum: Politics 30-05-2015, 18:43
Replies: 308
Views: 7,043
Posted By Turnbull2000
5p per bag is supposed to deter people?! Make it...

5p per bag is supposed to deter people?!

Make it 50p per bag if you want to clamp down.
Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2015, 20:23
Replies: 58
Views: 1,576
Posted By Turnbull2000
Not just lower earners who a getting hit due to...

Not just lower earners who a getting hit due to NEST. One of our competing firms used it as an opportunity to do away with their own scheme with 6% employer contributions, and offer NEST with a...
Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2015, 11:15
Replies: 58
Views: 1,576
Posted By Turnbull2000
No. They're exceptionally poor value,...

No. They're exceptionally poor value, government/central bank policy is killing returns, and political meddling keeps moving the goalposts.

For instance, the government has significantly reduced the...
Forum: Politics 26-05-2015, 08:37
Replies: 86
Views: 2,105
Posted By Turnbull2000
That would risk undermining the value of existing...

That would risk undermining the value of existing housing stock. Oh, and developers are highly influential on the political class. Their business model of building fewest homes for highest prices...
Forum: General Discussion 24-05-2015, 19:47
Replies: 87
Views: 2,822
Posted By Turnbull2000
Nurses and firemen are relatively well...

Nurses and firemen are relatively well remunerated. And why do you do believe they're so special compared to other workers, many of whom earn much less?

Anyway, returning to the question - Housing...
Forum: General Discussion 22-05-2015, 06:57
Replies: 62
Views: 2,290
Posted By Turnbull2000
128,000 immigrants were from Romania alone. So...

128,000 immigrants were from Romania alone. So the Guardian were wrong to shout racism at those concerned when the inevitable surge didn't materialise within weeks of the doors opening.

Still,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2015, 20:02
Replies: 62
Views: 2,290
Posted By Turnbull2000
If they were leaving, they'd be counted it out in...

If they were leaving, they'd be counted it out in almost equal numbers. The majority must be staying, otherwise the net figure would be much lower.
Forum: Politics 21-05-2015, 11:11
Replies: 57
Views: 1,394
Posted By Turnbull2000
It's only publicly MPs express concern and state...

It's only publicly MPs express concern and state they're trying to do something. Privately, these immigration levels will be broadly welcomed IMO.
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2015, 09:37
Replies: 62
Views: 2,290
Posted By Turnbull2000
Immigration to the UK rockets

641,000 new arrivals in the 12 months to April. Deduct those who've left this country, and the immigration driven population increase is 318,000, or a rate of nearly 1 million every three...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 09:04
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Turnbull2000
House prices set to be the biggest winner from election

How could I not post this :D

Foxtons shares surge 13%

Barratt shares up 10%

Inherit £1 million tax free

Right-to-Buy expansion
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2015, 20:26
Replies: 129
Views: 5,190
Posted By Turnbull2000
The mortgage support scheme (SMI) is available...

The mortgage support scheme (SMI) is available indefinitely for pensioners on benefits, and offers payments at a fixed interest rate (it's set at the 'average' mortgage rate) regardless of your own...
Forum: Politics 26-04-2015, 21:17
Replies: 71
Views: 1,877
Posted By Turnbull2000
Stamp duty savings will simply be absorbed into...

Stamp duty savings will simply be absorbed into house prices i.e. house prices will rise. This is consequence of pretty much and demand side measure.

And 1 million new homes over the next five...
Forum: Politics 26-04-2015, 11:22
Replies: 240
Views: 5,110
Posted By Turnbull2000
Much like Cameron's rail fare pledge, or his...

Much like Cameron's rail fare pledge, or his proposal for giving employees time off for volunteering.
Forum: Politics 26-04-2015, 11:20
Replies: 240
Views: 5,110
Posted By Turnbull2000
And the problem with "destroying" landlord...

And the problem with "destroying" landlord investment in property is what exactly? It's pure scaremongering, but let's assume it did...

Other than £1 million 1 bedroom flats in London and foreign...
Forum: General Discussion 26-04-2015, 11:10
Replies: 91
Views: 4,371
Posted By Turnbull2000
I read an interesting article that pinned it down...

I read an interesting article that pinned it down on culture becoming globalised, and a much reduced scope for localised fashion trends. Was a while ago, so no link sorry.

Similar with movies. Up...
Forum: General Discussion 23-04-2015, 14:45
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By Turnbull2000
You have no real grounds for withholding rent,...

You have no real grounds for withholding rent, and could irreparably damage the relationship with your landlord by doing so.

You can ask your landlord to take action by all means, but he doesn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 22-04-2015, 14:50
Replies: 205
Views: 10,010
Posted By Turnbull2000
Non-transgendered, non-homosexual white male....

Non-transgendered, non-homosexual white male. Basically a wolf to any University Safe-Space!
Forum: General Discussion 22-04-2015, 13:48
Replies: 205
Views: 10,010
Posted By Turnbull2000
Accepable racism - University Union bans whites and men from events

http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2015/04/white-people-have-now-been-banned-from-an-anti-racism-event-at-a-british-university/

https://www.facebook.com/events/611410902336800/

And this is...
Forum: Politics 21-04-2015, 10:29
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Turnbull2000
Grant Shapps called for 'stable' house prices -...

Grant Shapps called for 'stable' house prices - soon removed as housing minister

Kris Hopkins not in favour of Right-to-Buy bribe - soon removed as housing minister

Thankfully, current incumbent...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 13:16
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Turnbull2000
Of course. But with relative earnings so great,...

Of course. But with relative earnings so great, many would be willing to room or house share for a year or two and keep expenditure to a minimum.
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 13:12
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Turnbull2000
50K is maybe a bit off. Make it 70K.

50K is maybe a bit off. Make it 70K.
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 13:06
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Turnbull2000
Seems a reasonable point. The UK minimum wage is...

Seems a reasonable point. The UK minimum wage is already a very good salary relative to earnings in much of Eastern Europe. If you could move to Bulgaria and earn the equivalent of £50,000 for...
Forum: Politics 15-04-2015, 18:58
Replies: 42
Views: 1,271
Posted By Turnbull2000
Loose seats? Are the seats bolted to the ground...

Loose seats? Are the seats bolted to the ground like?!
Forum: Politics 12-04-2015, 10:51
Replies: 142
Views: 3,149
Posted By Turnbull2000
Ahh, but VAT only hits the working poor the...

Ahh, but VAT only hits the working poor the hardest. The working poor are fair game for Tory punishment, remember. :)
Forum: Politics 11-04-2015, 22:19
Replies: 144
Views: 3,181
Posted By Turnbull2000
The Telegraph. Cameron has pledged to prevent...

The Telegraph. Cameron has pledged to prevent further development of the Green Belt until 2020. Appropriate brownfield land is either very limited or expensive, thus preventing new housing...
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