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Forum: Politics 27-12-2010, 16:51
Replies: 97
Views: 3,498
Posted By AhlS
Well they are presumably gaining from it. There...

Well they are presumably gaining from it.
There are books available in school libraries as well as public libraries. These are not just 'educational; and dull' but also the fiction that would be...
Forum: Politics 27-12-2010, 15:21
Replies: 402
Views: 12,074
Posted By AhlS
No -it was talking about marginal tax rates. The...

No -it was talking about marginal tax rates. The cleaner ,may pay more of the next pound earned in tax than the banker (if loss of benefits is also included in the definition of tax, which I think is...
Forum: Politics 20-12-2010, 18:08
Replies: 49
Views: 2,591
Posted By AhlS
I agree. It is a suitable balance that has to be...

I agree. It is a suitable balance that has to be made.

Similarly continuing to pile higher and higher tax rates on the richest people will encourage more avoidance measures to be taken. Taking the...
Forum: Politics 20-12-2010, 17:37
Replies: 49
Views: 2,591
Posted By AhlS
I don't think they quite understand that the...

I don't think they quite understand that the dividend to his wife which causes all the outrage was paid out of profits after massive amounts of UK corporation tax has already been paid. In addition...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-12-2010, 23:16
Replies: 3,232
Views: 166,346
Posted By AhlS
I got the blank screen on Sky

I got the blank screen on Sky
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 16:39
Replies: 124
Views: 3,687
Posted By AhlS
Thanks. Haven't read it all yet, but this section...

Thanks. Haven't read it all yet, but this section on maintenance (rather than tuition) was interesting.


Hopefully by the time my daughter thinks about university in a few years time, someone will...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 15:54
Replies: 124
Views: 3,687
Posted By AhlS
The NUS should be prepared top condemn the...

The NUS should be prepared top condemn the violence of these anarchists. Most of their spokespeople are refusing too.

The proposal is for a system where you pay nothing up front, and then a % of...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 14:08
Replies: 124
Views: 3,687
Posted By AhlS
These calculations are interesting - Thanks. It...

These calculations are interesting - Thanks.
It is all very confusing, and I cannot see the benefit to government of this at the moment. Since a large amounts of this money will not be coming back to...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 13:45
Replies: 94
Views: 2,603
Posted By AhlS
Glad to hear it. Hopefully the sensible ones will...

Glad to hear it. Hopefully the sensible ones will start to get more TV coverage.
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 13:42
Replies: 44
Views: 1,851
Posted By AhlS
Isn't the PGCE a post graduate qualification,...

Isn't the PGCE a post graduate qualification, equivalent to a masters degree in many ways. Or do other countries require a masters in the degree subject, followed by / without teacher training ?

I...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 13:32
Replies: 94
Views: 2,603
Posted By AhlS
If ?? they did. I saw it with my own eyes, didn't...

If ?? they did. I saw it with my own eyes, didn't you ?
I refuse to believe that the police would have provoked the situation deliberately.

Why are the NUS spokespeople all refusing to condemn the...
Forum: Politics 11-12-2010, 13:23
Replies: 94
Views: 2,603
Posted By AhlS
The NUS may not be responsible for that minority,...

The NUS may not be responsible for that minority, but they should be prepared to condemn the violence.
Instead they seem to have decided a policy of condemning the police respsonse and refusing to...
Forum: Politics 10-12-2010, 11:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,144
Posted By AhlS
Thanks to you and other poster for details on the...

Thanks to you and other poster for details on the coast bed for energy.

However I take it from your reply that you have no evidence for the assertion that someone is stopping Wales from investing in...
Forum: Politics 10-12-2010, 10:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,144
Posted By AhlS
Who is stopping you ? The Welsh Assembly has...

Who is stopping you ? The Welsh Assembly has shown recently it can make its own decisions about tuition fees, so why is it restricted on investing in tourism ?

Who has taken what from the coastline...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2010, 00:01
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By AhlS
I never said gloating. Fair enough that first...

I never said gloating.

Fair enough that first one could be interpreted differently .

The second was not gloating, but in my opinion pretty smug that Inverness drivers would not 'needlessly' get...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2010, 23:47
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By AhlS
For those who were unsure, a couple of example of...

For those who were unsure, a couple of example of Scots being just a little smug last December. I'm sure these feelings responding to southerners getting stuck for hours were not held by the whole...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2010, 21:17
Replies: 269
Views: 8,241
Posted By AhlS
I get the impression that a few of the posters on...

I get the impression that a few of the posters on this thread did not read the article, and based posts on a couple of headlines. The article itself was pretty muddled and self-contradictory but did...
Forum: The Apprentice 03-12-2010, 22:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By AhlS
I have a customer who negotiates like that. He...

I have a customer who negotiates like that. He does not often come top of my priorities, and I think the whole relationship could be so much more productive for his business if he could treat it as a...
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2010, 22:34
Replies: 64
Views: 3,959
Posted By AhlS
When Pillars of The Earth started on TV and the...

When Pillars of The Earth started on TV and the guy was about plying his trade as a Master Builder, I found myself wondering why Builder was not a surname I have ever come across (or why he wasn't...
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2010, 20:53
Replies: 90
Views: 8,420
Posted By AhlS
I threatened these callers with the police before...

I threatened these callers with the police before now, as it seemed they were telling me that they had been monitoring my computer yet I had given no permission to do this. That got them confused...
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2010, 23:53
Replies: 218
Views: 18,912
Posted By AhlS
My daughter did the homework she was interested...

My daughter did the homework she was interested in at primary school, and ignored the rest. It used to get commented on at parents evening, but the teacher didn't really seem to bothered.
Since...
Forum: The Apprentice 13-11-2010, 18:06
Replies: 66
Views: 8,503
Posted By AhlS
The buying team looked distinctly...

The buying team looked distinctly unimpressed/disinterested with the sparkly dresses in front of the designers. As I watched I immediately commented that this could be a big mistake for them and was...
Forum: Politics 26-10-2010, 23:44
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By AhlS
I think any interest of over £100 a year on a...

I think any interest of over £100 a year on a child's account is taxed as if it is the parent's income unless the money was a gift from a non-parent (presumably to prevent parents avoiding tax by...
Forum: Politics 22-10-2010, 18:56
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By AhlS
This comment, and then that he did not read the...

This comment, and then that he did not read the small print available to make an effort to understand, in my opinion makes him totally unfit to be in the House Of Lords . If his 'culture' makes him...
Forum: Politics 17-10-2010, 13:32
Replies: 103
Views: 3,976
Posted By AhlS
from that article, it does not seem quite so...

from that article, it does not seem quite so heartless :
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