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Forum: Advice 25-06-2015, 16:12
Replies: 46
Views: 4,484
Posted By Erlang
Nothing wrong with Cyprus, I should know I'm here...

Nothing wrong with Cyprus, I should know I'm here right now and have been for a over a month.

The Thomas Cook saga is pissed up Brits kicking off on some innocent chap, "coz he looked...
Forum: Politics 24-05-2015, 18:52
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By Erlang
Same thing happening within the MoD, lots laid...

Same thing happening within the MoD, lots laid off in the last couple of years, and lots re-hired as external consultants
Forum: Politics 21-05-2015, 23:40
Replies: 52
Views: 1,692
Posted By Erlang
All governments have their fringe elements I well...

All governments have their fringe elements I well remember David Blunkett and Jacqui Smiths hare-brained schemes and legislation. Also broadcasts are already vetted and objected to, and films...
Forum: Politics 21-05-2015, 12:36
Replies: 83
Views: 2,277
Posted By Erlang
Whilst not an official language of Cyprus,...

Whilst not an official language of Cyprus, English is very widely spoken especially in business.
Forum: Advice 21-05-2015, 06:16
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Erlang
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Advice 20-05-2015, 23:28
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Erlang
Advance train ticket refunds

Can Advanced train tickets be refunded due to no trains running because of strike action?

Everything I read on First Great Western's website suggests Advance tickets can't be refunded.
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 12:51
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By Erlang
Is that halve it across the board? Regardless of...

Is that halve it across the board? Regardless of need or means test it?

Do you know how much the current state pension is?

How would someone aged 78 relying solely on the state pension eat if it...
Forum: Politics 11-05-2015, 08:48
Replies: 463
Views: 12,692
Posted By Erlang
From the Guardian the well known Tory Press...

From the Guardian the well known Tory Press flagship.


Sept 2013.
Forum: Politics 08-05-2015, 07:43
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Erlang
Obviously a bad night, but I'm glad they did what...

Obviously a bad night, but I'm glad they did what they did 5 years ago, the alternatives didn't bear thinking about. They are the only party willing to work with others rather than put party before...
Forum: Politics 07-05-2015, 22:23
Replies: 125
Views: 5,252
Posted By Erlang
If the exit poll is close to being accurate I'd...

If the exit poll is close to being accurate I'd predict Conservative with LD supply and confidence not a full coalition. Especially is Nick Clegg falls.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 01-05-2015, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Erlang
Diy Vpn

I am going to be abroad for several weeks, and want to use my subscribed streaming services whilst away.

I'm fairly tech savvy, and I don't want to use one of the subscription VPN services, when I...
Forum: Politics 30-04-2015, 21:49
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Erlang
The austerity of the past five years is becoming...

The austerity of the past five years is becoming something of a myth, it gets mentioned often as if it has been deep and across the board, but I've read a least one report (I'll search for it)...
Forum: Politics 27-04-2015, 09:35
Replies: 64
Views: 1,722
Posted By Erlang
Economy Don't attack or frighten the Markets,...

Economy

Don't attack or frighten the Markets, they are already jittery about the Eurozone, UK recovery, energy, China slowing (slightly), debt levels.
Forum: Politics 27-04-2015, 09:20
Replies: 71
Views: 1,927
Posted By Erlang
Removing Stamp Duty, will help if the cost isn't...

Removing Stamp Duty, will help if the cost isn't added on by the market.

But the reality is this will benefit only a small amount of people.

Lets take an example, of a couple first time buyers, who...
Forum: Politics 23-04-2015, 08:51
Replies: 90
Views: 2,532
Posted By Erlang
River hydro energy generation have the highest...

River hydro energy generation have the highest death tolls of all energy accidents, nuclear are probably the most expensive to clear up after.


Shimantan Reservoir Dam

Hydro accidents can be...
Forum: Politics 20-04-2015, 20:04
Replies: 41
Views: 1,717
Posted By Erlang
Surely the same council that struggles with bad...

Surely the same council that struggles with bad landlords and multi occupancy conversions, must be the same council that grant planning permissions, building regulations, and change of use...
Forum: Politics 19-04-2015, 17:02
Replies: 94
Views: 2,868
Posted By Erlang
What is this national obsession with NHS manning...

What is this national obsession with NHS manning levels? The NHS itself seems to understand that the NHS budget can not continue to grow as a % of GDP. The logical end would be we all work for the...
Forum: Politics 19-04-2015, 09:23
Replies: 94
Views: 2,868
Posted By Erlang
A brief search of the document (aren't computers...

A brief search of the document (aren't computers a force for good), find another figure from the Mirror (Mr Burnham) - 131



Note the bold "their requirement"
Forum: Politics 19-04-2015, 09:16
Replies: 94
Views: 2,868
Posted By Erlang
As Dave Tee and Rusty pointed out, this is a...

As Dave Tee and Rusty pointed out, this is a forecasting paper from HEE, link to read yourself.
http://hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/blogs.dir/321/files/2012/08/HEE-investing-in-people-2015.pdf

There's an...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2015, 01:09
Replies: 90
Views: 2,532
Posted By Erlang
Who should we buy, best in class? So we have the...

Who should we buy, best in class? So we have the in house capability, now and don't have to wait. Just the best so we don't get any more mistakes?

Alternatively who would be best to outsource if...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2015, 00:49
Replies: 90
Views: 2,532
Posted By Erlang
I was referring more to BNFL's demise rather than...

I was referring more to BNFL's demise rather than more specifically Westinghouse itself,

BNFL had a lot of expertise home grown and also had the bought and paid for expertise of ABB Group (value of...
Forum: Politics 18-04-2015, 00:24
Replies: 102
Views: 2,651
Posted By Erlang
Where is the evidence (link) for this? I found...

Where is the evidence (link) for this?

I found this


http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/lms/labour-market-statistics/march-2015/statistical-bulletin.html#tab-1--Employment

Which would seem to indicate...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 23:35
Replies: 90
Views: 2,532
Posted By Erlang
If anyone wants to read (or listen) to pretty...

If anyone wants to read (or listen) to pretty much the entire history of what has gone wrong in the past with nuclear power then I recommend you buy or borrow Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 18:13
Replies: 65
Views: 1,800
Posted By Erlang
Give up on the Geology career as it seems from...

Give up on the Geology career as it seems from your description to be a non starter, pick from the many sectors that has a lot of freelancers in. Start at the bottom (obviously - no experience),...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 07:17
Replies: 65
Views: 1,800
Posted By Erlang
The younger generation also should remember, the...

The younger generation also should remember, the older generation's taxes paid for the the young to be born, low infant mortality, the schools, teachers, and universities used to educate them, to pay...
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