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Most recent annotations on things by Stephen Timms

  • George Morley: Steven Timms said : There are 1 million UK citizens living elsewhere in the European Union, and if other countries adopted the policy set out in the Bill, many would find themselves much worse... (19 January 2014)
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  • Richard McKeever: Community Links is an innovative east London charity, running a wide range of community projects for 30,000 people every year. Based in Newham, we have over 30 years of experience working with... (1 February 2012)
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  • David Batley: These amendments remove the clause where a court can order internet service providers to block a location on the web where there is "substantial" copyright infringement. This is replaced by a... (27 June 2011)
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  • Caroline Price: If you remove benefits for 6 months, what do you expect people to do? If they turn to crime, then we may have to pay more police officers to catch them...! False economy! (3 May 2011)
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  • Richard McKeever: Community links is an innovative east London charity, running a wide range of community projects for 30,000 people every year. Based in Newham, Community Links has over 30 years of experience... (24 November 2010)
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  • Alex Butcher: Stephen Timms is either being deliberately obtuse or rather slow to understand John Redwood's entirely clear question about what constitutes "fair use" of legally downloaded creative works by... (8 April 2010)
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  • Alex Butcher: Stephen Timms should say "an *alleged* infringement" here. (8 April 2010)
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  • Alex Butcher: Many Wireless Access Points are supplied unsecured, or inadequately secured by vendors and ISPs. Many users will not have the technical knowledge to secure their WAPs unassisted. There are too... (8 April 2010)
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  • Alex Butcher: Trying to expain how Copyright Enforcement Companies ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Co pyright_enforcement_companies ) join Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks and begin to attempt to download... (8 April 2010)
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  • Chris Rusbridge: Copyright owners are often unclear about the extent of copyright they own. Take for example a blog post with comments. There are design elements: copyright several people, unknown. There is the... (8 April 2010)
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  • Mike Magee: http://www.techeye.net/software/computer -system-switch-causes-tax-code-glitch (3 February 2010)
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  • thirdchamber.org.uk : And more or less 10 years ago as we introduced it, IR35 type legislation was repealed in USA and there a was a massive move of IT skills from the UK to USA. Ms Primarillo at the time was... (15 July 2009)
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  • John Freeman: "The old idea of a local tax office simply serving the local community has long been obsolete..." Well, this just sums up this government's attitude to taxpayers. Everything has to be big and... (13 March 2009)
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  • David Brede: Perhaps it would have been interesting to add how many left the country who were gainfully employed? (3 June 2008)
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  • mike beattie: Why not answer the question? It is obvious that taking away 25% of the income of a fund every year is bound to have a similar knock on effect to the pensioners in due course. It wasn't just... (11 May 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: I'm rapidly heading towards the 40% tax bracket and in real terms I find I'm worse off now than when I earned a third of what I do now, back in 1997. Since Labour have been in power I have seen... (25 April 2007)
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  • Joyce Glasser: Mr Timms SAYS LOW INCOME WORKERS WILL BE "A LITTLE WORSE OFF" BY THE ABOLITION OF THE 10p TAX RATE BUT THAT IS MADE UP FOR BY OTHER CHANGES IN THE PAST 10 YEARS. ASIDE FROM THE FACT THAT THE... (25 April 2007)
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  • mike beattie: So thats a yes then. Why not just say so. (28 March 2007)
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  • stephen reid: The comment about the increase in stamp duty is cynically disingenuous when one see how this Government has raised the burden over the years. By not raising the threshold enough, as with... (2 March 2007)
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  • sheila white: Mr Timms Would it be too much to ask for politicos such as yourself to address what is a problem, as opposed to giving non answers such as you have given to Mr Clappison. you see there are some... (26 January 2007)
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  • Della Petch: You don't get it, do you? An MP elected in Scotland is setting up his case to rule over England, yet this very same Scottish MP is presiding over a funding system that deliberately discriminates... (26 January 2007)
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  • kenneth conner: Yes, but now we know the truth, when can we expect a criminal investigation into the parts played by each party in the phenomenal success of this fraud? "The Great Phone Call Con".... (31 October 2006)
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  • Ian Cuddy: The NAO report said: "We found that, at September 2005, there were still significant risks that efficiencies were not being measured accurately and in many cases departments could not be sure... (17 May 2006)
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