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  • Warren Swaine: Nick Clegg, in a private visit to Reading Police Station when he was the Lib Dem Home Affairs spokesperson, explicitly brought up this absurd situation as a major concern for the Thames Valley.... (29 January 2009)
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  • Cllr Gareth Epps: Martin Salter is lying again. Liberal Democrats in Reading have been campaigning for many years for proper action to tackle the major problems of police recruitment and retention in this debate.... (29 January 2009)
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  • steven summers: Defra have conceded the fact that the detailed breeding records that they hold for Birds of prey, under schedule 4 of the wildlife and countryside act 1981 are flawed and inaccurate. So how... (11 March 2008)
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  • Mark : Amnesty International have stated they do _not_ take a position on pornography ( http://www.backlash-uk.org.uk/amnesty711 .html ). They state: "Amnesty International UK supported Liz Longhurst's... (22 February 2008)
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  • Nicolas Jouault: Dear Martin Well done on taking so much time and effort in putting forward the case for the preservation of Bass that MP Ben Bradshaw had also endorsed earlier in the year. What a pity Mr Shaw... (15 December 2007)
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  • barry luxton: Thank you Martin for providing an excellant speach out lining one important issue that many thousands of rsa's throughout this country are now fedup with. All the hard work appears to have been... (26 November 2007)
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  • Graham Marsden: "I have received opposition, as have my hon. Friend the Member for Brighton, Pavilion (David Lepper) and others, from groups claiming to represent the bondage, domination and sado-masochistic... (15 October 2007)
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  • Sean Goldthorpe: Ms Longhurst was killed by a man, not an image. Justice would punish the killer. Only a fool would believe his attempts at mitigation. (10 October 2007)
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  • Rob Devil: "produces or puts into cyberspace images of young women being captured, raped live on camera and sometimes killed to feed this evil trade" Here he is talking about snuff movies, despite there... (9 October 2007)
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  • Sean Goldthorpe: Mr. Salter should know that the measure to which he refers is not confined to internet images. (10 July 2007)
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  • Pete Wilkins: well done Martin The RSA sector needs more fish and fish of a bigger size, the increase size of the Bass must be increased to the 45cm. The current bass nursery areas should be increased in... (24 April 2007)
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  • barry luxton: Mr Martin Salter is 100% correct with the comment that the bass is a wonderful sports fish. Twenty years ago the size of the bass reported and landed from shore at Portland was five to eight... (22 April 2007)
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  • John Taylor: I applaud Martin Salter for his statement on the issues faced by sea anglers and the proposed sea angling license. Mr Salter demonstrates a sound understanding of the t conservation issues that... (20 April 2007)
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  • Mike E.: Good Idea! (1 February 2007)
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  • Jane Griffiths: surely a councillor should lead a delegation from Reading Borough Council? And why has Reading Borough Council not petitioned the Select Committee? (13 January 2006)
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  • Jane Griffiths: There was a Westmisnter Hall debate this week on transport in the greater Reading area - why did the Hon Gentleman not bother to turn up? (13 January 2006)
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  • Jane Griffiths: petitioners who don't include Reading Borough Council - why not? (13 January 2006)
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  • Mike E.: Firearm and Shotgun certificates are NOT easy to obtain. Gun Licences used to be easy to get, but that was long in the past. Safety - I agree absolutely - but competency? that is a matter of... (21 December 2005)
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  • Jane Griffiths: Some things can be done about "extreme" internet sites, but what Mr Salter suggests is not really feasible. Least of all would it work to amend the Obscene Publications Act, because there is... (24 November 2005)
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  • Mark Fowler: The full petition is downloadable as a PDF from: http://www.martinsalter.com/pdf/jane-lon ghurst-petition.pdf In additon the BBC had a news story on the 16th Novemeber about this. ... (24 November 2005)
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  • Timmy : Wouldnt penalising adults for viewing such material be like penalising other adult customers who have bought 18 rated movies just cos a child bought one? (10 November 2005)
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  • Ann Onymous: The govenment has no right to even consider atempting to negativly afect the internet - even if it is for a good cause - the internet is a free space for personal expresion and whatever form that... (31 October 2005)
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  • Mike Hobday: Of course some shooters can't shoot straight. That's why (for example) deer stalking wounding rates are higher when it is done for sport and lower when done by professionals. Of course it doesn't... (17 June 2005)
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  • Richard Johnson: What do you mean by "a competency test"? Competency in firing guns? God forbid we have armed lunatics who can't shoot straight. (16 June 2005)
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  • Mike Hobday: This is a very important point. Gun licences are far too easy to obtain. You have to pass a competency test to drive a car - why not to shoot a gun? (16 June 2005)
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