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  • John Sheppard Capurro: Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies : I was rather hoping that the right to vote was more of a responsibility than a privilege but perhaps I expect rather too much of people ! ... (29 November 2010)
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  • John Sheppard Capurro: Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies reform bill I missed the part of the debate quoted here, so, many thanks for the explanation; however: Would it not be appropriate to amend part... (29 November 2010)
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  • Michael Caine: the reduction of vat by 2.5% stimulated absolutely nothing & if stops Brown from raisng taxes - put it back to 17.5% (1 April 2009)
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  • Daniel Watkins: Mike, That question is answered in the surrounding discussion, see http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?i d=2008-03-17b.609.3#g609.4 (20 March 2008)
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  • Mike McNamara: Why would schools want ask for an OFSTED inspection? Many teachers I've spoken to find the whole episode over stressful and very disruptive. (19 March 2008)
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  • Frederick Clark: Answer: now the LP governs Britain. A LAB government means tax-and-spend policies. (28 November 2007)
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  • Marcus Cleaver: Mr Brady always seems to make good points. (18 November 2007)
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  • Gary McNamara: Has anyone else noticed that (yet again) he has failed to answer the question? How can the leader of our country be trusted if he continues to evade the questions of people who put him in power? (18 October 2007)
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  • Frederick Clark: According to the PM yes, because both him and Blair hate the British people. (14 September 2007)
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  • Ivan Kytka: Just to let you know that Mr. Michael Carpenter's Wikipedia reference at this page leads to a US pornographic films director Michael Carpenter. Bests, Ivan (11 July 2007)
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  • Robert Horner: Thank God ,an MP who has actually said what this is all about . With the Germans taking over the presedency of the EU for the next 6 months it`s well known that MS Merkle and her cohorts are... (17 January 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: Yup. Add to that cannabis has many proven medical properties. At the end of the day there are more illnesses and deaths caused by alcohol than cannabis. The argument that it's a thin wedge into... (22 November 2006)
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  • Tom Welsh: "Myth: Marijuana Is More Potent Today Than In The Past. Adults who used marijuana in the 1960s and 1970s fail to realize that when today's youth use marijuana they are using a much more dangerous... (22 November 2006)
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  • I J: More news of parliamentary watchdogs who don't provide value for money. Independent reports of annual waste of £80 billion in the public sector may be understating the problem. The Audit... (30 November 2005)
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  • Stuart Beamish: IJ - I agree with you 100%, the waste associated with major governmental IT projects alone would probably fund an extra teacher in every school in the country, and the snippets we pick up from... (29 November 2005)
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  • I J: Stuart Beamish: It is clear that parliamentary checks and balances in the UK have long been collapsing. Attempts are often made to shoot the messenger, however the Public Accounts Committee is... (29 November 2005)
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  • Stuart Beamish: IJ - given that France changes its law so that standing politicians can't be charged with fraud, and instead prosecutes its journalists, I'd say we were moving more towards the European model. (29 November 2005)
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  • I J: Public Accounts Committee in UK describes public service watchdogs as feeble and says they don't provide value for money. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,, 2-1895284,00.html Unofficial... (29 November 2005)
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  • I J: "[Mr Cash] was quite right to raise some of the more profound issues to do with the future shape and direction of the EU as a whole and the type of EU that Romania and Bulgaria might join. In not... (28 November 2005)
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  • I J: An attempt to excuse the serious lack of control over public funds at present? Attention is diverted to the prospective members of the European Union. It is suggested that candidate countries... (25 November 2005)
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