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Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 17:11
Replies: 567
Views: 15,786
Posted By Nick1966
Ordinarily neither would I take myself as a...

Ordinarily neither would I take myself as a Cameronite.

I trust that he will use all his political skills so that when he steps down as Tory leader, then the next PM will lead the UK: still...
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 16:40
Replies: 567
Views: 15,786
Posted By Nick1966
Because the prime minister appears to be...

Because the prime minister appears to be concerned about keeping the Union together. Witness David Cameron campaign efforts during the Scottish independence referendum, his "one nation" election...
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 16:23
Replies: 567
Views: 15,786
Posted By Nick1966
Then Mr Cameron will need to all his political...

Then Mr Cameron will need to all his political skills to keep the Union together.
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 15:18
Replies: 567
Views: 15,786
Posted By Nick1966
Do you live in North London ?

Do you live in North London ?
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 15:17
Replies: 58
Views: 1,788
Posted By Nick1966
The EU referendum - what are your red...

The EU referendum - what are your red lines?

Remaining in the EU single market and customs union.
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 14:12
Replies: 567
Views: 15,786
Posted By Nick1966
David Cameron now faces the real possibility of a...

David Cameron now faces the real possibility of a second scottish independence during his tenure as UK prime minister. One referendum is forgivable. A second referendum would be careless.
Forum: Politics 24-07-2015, 14:17
Replies: 87
Views: 2,325
Posted By Nick1966
The offer of promises worked. Most Scottish...

The offer of promises worked. Most Scottish voters chose to stay in the Union.



Yes, I do.
Forum: Politics 24-07-2015, 11:36
Replies: 87
Views: 2,325
Posted By Nick1966
The UK/US special relationship is symbiotic and...

The UK/US special relationship is symbiotic and overplayed. For UK politicians, it's an ego boost to be able us to refer to the US as "our best friend". For US, they can use the "special...
Forum: Politics 24-07-2015, 10:43
Replies: 87
Views: 2,325
Posted By Nick1966
I agree with you. If we leave the EU, then we...

I agree with you.

If we leave the EU, then we won't be bossed by foreigners anymore and there will be fewer foreigners in our country.

As Henry Ford said "Thinking is the hardest work there is,...
Forum: Politics 24-07-2015, 09:56
Replies: 87
Views: 2,325
Posted By Nick1966
Along the lines of "if we leave Europe, there...

Along the lines of "if we leave Europe, there will be fewer foreigners"

In 2013, the House of Lords raised concerns about the original referendum wording "should the UK be in the EU ?", because...
Forum: Politics 23-07-2015, 09:41
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
Thank you. I don't know why the left are so...

Thank you.



I don't know why the left are so found of pension bashing. Do you know why ?

Personally, I have not voted Labour for a decade now. I have never bashed a pensioner.

Though I am...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 17:31
Replies: 54
Views: 2,274
Posted By Nick1966
This post makes no sense whatsoever to me. On the...

This post makes no sense whatsoever to me. On the face of it, it looks like a comment on developments in transport. :confused:
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 16:48
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
Especially not the UK monarchy. This time...

Especially not the UK monarchy.

This time around, the UK reigning monarch will not be "purring like a cat" if her UK prime minister is seen to have policies and views which lead to a second...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 16:35
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
Mr Cameron achievement is almost unequalled. He...

Mr Cameron achievement is almost unequalled. He took his party from coalition to majority rule and increased the party's vote share and Commons' representation.

John Major similarly defied the...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 16:05
Replies: 30
Views: 1,287
Posted By Nick1966
How would that work in practice ? One in, one out...

How would that work in practice ? One in, one out ? Or would one year's immigration figures be based on the previous year's figures ? What would count towards the total ? Student, six month business...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 15:23
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
Depends what you mean by happy. David Cameron now...

Depends what you mean by happy. David Cameron now has something in common with Tony Blair. Both being the only prime ministers of majority governments to be elected with less than 37% of the popular...
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 14:52
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
So English home owning people over 25, working in...

So English home owning people over 25, working in the private sector and earning above average incomes can look forward to better times.
Forum: Politics 22-07-2015, 14:11
Replies: 127
Views: 3,906
Posted By Nick1966
Noises to the Left, noises to the Right, Cameron...

Noises to the Left, noises to the Right, Cameron & Osborne rolling along

Target to balance government books now delayed by one year
Bills of right postponed
English votes for English laws...
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 16:26
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By Nick1966
So how about reducing the standard rate of income...

So how about reducing the standard rate of income tax from 20% to 10% ? That will generate more income tax revenue.
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 15:58
Replies: 28
Views: 965
Posted By Nick1966
By that, do you mean adults of working age and...

By that, do you mean adults of working age and who are receipt of Job Seekers' Allowance and chose not to look for work ?
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 15:52
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By Nick1966
The ONS figures on income tax payments provides...

The ONS figures on income tax payments provides insight into the spread of income and income tax payments in the UK.

For instance, there are 169,000 UK taxpayers earning over 500,000 per annum....
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 15:36
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By Nick1966
Income tax was introduced in 1799 and raised 6...

Income tax was introduced in 1799 and raised 6 million for the UK government. Since some people now earn 6 million, it's not difficult record to beat.
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 15:33
Replies: 31
Views: 695
Posted By Nick1966
Record income tax returns That's because there...

Record income tax returns

That's because there are more self-employed people. For instance, there were 1.9 million self employed in 1975. By 2014, the number had risen to 4.6 million. Both a rise in...
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 15:09
Replies: 28
Views: 965
Posted By Nick1966
"Migrationwatch report" "state...

"Migrationwatch report"
"state handouts"
"sweeping claims"
"David Cameron is under pressure" (from whom ?)
"unprecedented levels of migration"
"vast numbers of people"

Daily Mail is pushing an...
Forum: Politics 20-07-2015, 15:02
Replies: 100
Views: 2,297
Posted By Nick1966
Unable to raise the necessary deposit for a...

Unable to raise the necessary deposit for a house
Mortgage provided may be unwilling to lend - due to illnesses or medical problems
May own existing property and decided not to take a mortgage on a...
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