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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:50
Replies: 25
Views: 505
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Scot Ref II, The wrath of Khan

Is he serious? It's over Salmond you lost.



I suppose Cameron will have to ring up his old friend Putin for a few tips on how to prevent a country breaking away from the empire.

Seriously though,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:32
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
All powers devolved except defence and foreign...

All powers devolved except defence and foreign affairs. I would add monarchy and currency too.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:13
Replies: 167
Views: 2,990
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Just heard on the news that it based on how the...

Just heard on the news that it based on how the low income commission have raised it in the past, the NMW would have exceeded £8 per hour by 2020 anyway.

There goes that policy. :D
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:07
Replies: 197
Views: 2,237
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Three leaders make a vow without consulting their...

Three leaders make a vow without consulting their parties or MP's at the last minute and people trust them.

Devo Max should have been on the ballot paper and worked out before the referendum was...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 20:42
Replies: 197
Views: 2,237
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
We don't want extra powers, we just don't want...

We don't want extra powers, we just don't want countries with devolution voting on our legislation. Why is that so hard for people to understand?

It has to be all sorted out in one go or it will be...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Yes that is true, but devolving powers to...

Yes that is true, but devolving powers to Scotland is a pledge that can not be broken without serious problems for Labour and Lib Dems north of the border in the next election.

English people polled...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 44
Views: 1,135
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
The Tories are the only party who has nothing to...

The Tories are the only party who has nothing to gain from the general election in Scotland. It will be Labour and the Lib Dem's that suffer if the pledge is broken. The Tories hold all the cards...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 15:05
Replies: 44
Views: 1,135
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
It is not the Tories at fault here, it is Ed...

It is not the Tories at fault here, it is Ed Miliband and Labour high command. Even Scottish nationalists concede that they would do the same if they were the English Tories.

There is no point...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:34
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Does that mean you are in favour of post code...

Does that mean you are in favour of post code lottery's and no national curriculum?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:32
Replies: 67
Views: 1,123
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
York is the ideal candidate for an English...

York is the ideal candidate for an English parliament.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 67
Views: 1,123
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Manchester may be more of an economic powerhouse...

Manchester may be more of an economic powerhouse than Liverpool for example. If their tax rate is less, people and businesses will just move the relatedly short distance to pay less tax, leaving the...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:14
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
I am not against devolution to cities and towns....

I am not against devolution to cities and towns. I'm quite happy for Manchester to have tax raising powers. Regions are OK for the EU that likes to divide up its member states and the BBC for...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:08
Replies: 67
Views: 1,123
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
One of the powers devolved to cities or regions...

One of the powers devolved to cities or regions will be tax raising. What about setting the tax rate? If Scotland has that power then England needs to set it's own rate. How can it do that without a...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:34
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
How about alternate weeks? Plus, if it's just a...

How about alternate weeks?

Plus, if it's just a couple of days or one night, they won't need a second home in London, that hotel that Lenny Henry likes should be fine.

Alternatively why not just...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:26
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
I am coming round to the idea of an English...

I am coming round to the idea of an English parliament in York, paid for by a reduction of politicians in the Lords and Commons. If they have less to do their should be less of them.

I'm totally...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:39
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Then in that case powers need to be split and an...

Then in that case powers need to be split and an English parliament created.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:36
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Labour tried the region/ city devolution route...

Labour tried the region/ city devolution route and it failed. The never bothered with an English parliament, they just want to suit themselves. They want to give everyone devolution but the English,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 01:43
Replies: 66
Views: 1,084
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
Two thirds of English voters back 'English votes for English laws’

So English voters don't want to keep giving the Scots so much money, they don't want the Scot's voting on their laws and they do want an English parliament!

Miliband is trying to say that this in...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 01:28
Replies: 70
Views: 1,312
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
You can't have elected Lords and at the same time...

You can't have elected Lords and at the same time Lords appointed because of their experience. The only way to do that is to have a mixed chamber and that would be the worst option. That was one of...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 23:23
Replies: 70
Views: 1,312
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
That was because Clegg proposed a mixed...

That was because Clegg proposed a mixed democratically elected and appointed House of Lords that replicated what the House of Commons did. He also proposed some daft idea about fifteen year elected...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 23:02
Replies: 70
Views: 1,312
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
The cheapest and simplest way is for the House of...

The cheapest and simplest way is for the House of Commons to become the English parliament and the House of Lords to become the UK parliament.

It would mean no new buildings, no extra politicians...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 22:22
Replies: 60
Views: 1,248
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
The thing that really amazes me is when they get...

The thing that really amazes me is when they get here they just sit and wait to be captured and deported. Having made all that effort you would think they would run and hide.



Wonder which shop...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 20:10
Replies: 60
Views: 1,248
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
We have a common law system as well, which...

We have a common law system as well, which combined with human rights and our obsession of obeying every international law to the letter, means we can't kick them out.

Amazing none want asylum in...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 20:06
Replies: 60
Views: 1,248
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
They sail across the Mediterranean, but their...

They sail across the Mediterranean, but their boats sink, so the Italian navy rescues them and takes them to Italy. The Italians then release them in Italy and they head for France. There is no...
Forum: Politics 20-09-2014, 17:32
Replies: 331
Views: 8,210
Posted By ItJustMyOpinion
What does that actually mean? Why can't he be...

What does that actually mean? Why can't he be more specific? What is Ed Miliband actually saying here?
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