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Forum: Politics 18-11-2014, 22:43
Replies: 48
Views: 1,138
Posted By TUC
So are you arguing that children should not be...

So are you arguing that children should not be supported to be all that they're capable of being?
Forum: Broadcasting 18-11-2014, 22:41
Replies: 53
Views: 2,895
Posted By TUC
Why would a station want to promote a rival? What...

Why would a station want to promote a rival? What logic would there be in expecting them to do otherwise?
Forum: Politics 18-11-2014, 22:37
Replies: 48
Views: 1,138
Posted By TUC
Our experience of the comprehensive was that it...

Our experience of the comprehensive was that it was spectacularly unambitious for all its pupils. Far from giving opportunities to children from poorer backgrounds, it seemed to constantly use their...
Forum: Politics 18-11-2014, 22:29
Replies: 48
Views: 1,138
Posted By TUC
When we moved from England to Northern Ireland my...

When we moved from England to Northern Ireland my daughter moved from a comprehensive to a grammar school. She found the grammar school far more stretching than the comprehensive ever had been. The...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2014, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By TUC
And it's interesting to note that, even as far...

And it's interesting to note that, even as far back as the 1950s, Jack De Manio was almost sacked for that mispronounciation.
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2014, 20:34
Replies: 39
Views: 2,607
Posted By TUC
Although it is correct that he used that...

Although it is correct that he used that owrd-even if in a slightly different sentance-on live TV durung Live Aid. It's that level of swearing where I would understand an objection arising-although...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2014, 20:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,568
Posted By TUC
Moving children's TV to a separate channel was, I...

Moving children's TV to a separate channel was, I think, a big mistake. It's meant that children's TV programmes have fallen off adults' radar and so those with a wider appeal have failed to gain a...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2014, 20:27
Replies: 39
Views: 2,607
Posted By TUC
As someone who's a strongly committed Christian,...

As someone who's a strongly committed Christian, I'd resist the notion that it's to do with the 'religious' (whatever that word means). Its far more to do with the cautious, safety first personality...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-11-2014, 20:12
Replies: 39
Views: 2,607
Posted By TUC
Has Sky News turned the definition of swearing back to the 1970s?

First, let me be clear, I'm not in the favour of uninhibited swearing on TV.

However, I was thinking only fairly recently how words like 'bollocks' which were regarded as shockable in the 1970s (to...
Forum: Radio 16-11-2014, 19:13
Replies: 162
Views: 17,380
Posted By TUC
Reception in Belfast is certainly variable. Where...

Reception in Belfast is certainly variable. Where we lived in East Belfast we (somewhat ironically!) couldn't get stations from the Republic that we could pick up in Belfast city centre.
Forum: Politics 16-11-2014, 16:05
Replies: 140
Views: 7,139
Posted By TUC
That's exactly the point I was making

That's exactly the point I was making
Forum: Politics 16-11-2014, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By TUC
:o:confused::confused:

:o:confused::confused:
Forum: Politics 16-11-2014, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By TUC
Does anyone really care 10 years later?

Does anyone really care 10 years later?
Forum: Politics 16-11-2014, 14:43
Replies: 140
Views: 7,139
Posted By TUC
These Labour supporters are so desperate to stop...

These Labour supporters are so desperate to stop their little boy in the playground being bullied they even bring it up in a thread like this.
Forum: Politics 16-11-2014, 07:25
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By TUC
I could point you towards a tiny number (around 4...

I could point you towards a tiny number (around 4 or 5) individual streets where any problems of rioting and disruption occur. The rest of Belfast moves on as a healthy, vibrant city, usually unaware...
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 22:03
Replies: 91
Views: 2,133
Posted By TUC
You know exactly what I mean. There are very...

You know exactly what I mean. There are very different political party issues-and policies-in each of the four parts of the UK whether you call them nations or not.
Forum: Radio 15-11-2014, 22:00
Replies: 96
Views: 11,312
Posted By TUC
It's still unclear to me why Radio Cymru had...

It's still unclear to me why Radio Cymru had priority over Radio Wales given that this is a predominantly English-speaking area of Wales.

What is the reason for the Irish government's involvement?...
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 21:51
Replies: 91
Views: 2,133
Posted By TUC
The problem is that the debates realy need to be...

The problem is that the debates realy need to be organised on a nation by nation basis. Otherwise it either means that parties like the SNP end up having to participate in UK wide debates dominated...
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 21:30
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By TUC
Have you lived in Belfast? Becuase, as someone...

Have you lived in Belfast? Becuase, as someone who used to live there I don't recognise the description of it you give.

Besides with, why should that a make a hospital-related story anymore or less...
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 21:27
Replies: 181
Views: 5,040
Posted By TUC
Schools and head teachers cannot require chiars...

Schools and head teachers cannot require chiars of governors to resign. The governing body decides who is chair.
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 21:26
Replies: 181
Views: 5,040
Posted By TUC
But there are Labour, Conservative or Liberal...

But there are Labour, Conservative or Liberal Democrat members on almost every governng body. In what way is being a member of UKIP bringing politics anymore into school than the others?
Forum: Politics 15-11-2014, 21:06
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By TUC
Colchester major incident-national news. Belfast major incident-local news

Colchester Hospital's declaration of a major incident at its A&E Department due to pressure on beds has been leading the national news all day. However, Belfast Trust also declared a major incident...
Forum: Radio 15-11-2014, 20:10
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By TUC
It's so good to have him back. He's sounding good!

It's so good to have him back. He's sounding good!
Forum: Radio 15-11-2014, 20:06
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By TUC
Born To Run it is!

Born To Run it is!
Forum: General Discussion 15-11-2014, 20:04
Replies: 42
Views: 1,649
Posted By TUC
There are lots of really nice Wetherspoons. They...

There are lots of really nice Wetherspoons. They can be a bit frustrating as a brand as some of thier pubs are very pleasant and mid-market whilst a few others seem to have a dingier atmosphere....
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