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Most recent annotations on things by Liam Byrne

  • Paul Stokes: ...I think that's a "yes"... (11 January 2013)
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  • Clive Arnold: Byrne chose to ignore carers when Minister for Care Services. His attempts to show he now cares is an insult to carers everywhere. And Carers UK does not speak for all carers, they certainly do... (21 June 2012)
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  • Paul M: Well said John! Mr Byrne has clearly dodged this question. If a a fair system was in place then give us an honest anwser. The horrors of this "fair" system he boasts of, have been the subject of... (10 June 2008)
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  • John Catley: Mr Byrne is once again quoting from the rule book, and not from what happens in practice. If only what he says were true. The BIA do not take all the facts into account. If one were to read a... (10 June 2008)
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  • Benjamin Gravestock: I forget who, but someone once said that the problem with elections/voting was that "It was always the government who got in." And I believe it was Winston Churchill who said that "Democracy... (15 January 2008)
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  • Victor E. Lang: The Government believes that the British public were and still are extreamley stupid simply because it was the British public who placed this present Goverment in to power. (15 January 2008)
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  • Keith Pike: An honest answer to the question should have been forthcoming. What is being hidden by this minister? What else is being hidden? How stupid does the Government think the public are? (Yes many of... (15 January 2008)
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  • Robert Horner: SPIN SPIN SPIN The fact is there is plenty of proof that British workers are losing out jobs to immigrants ,that point is admitted by statistics provided by your own government. (12 November 2007)
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  • Robert Horner: You cannot have any balance if your numbers on immigration are so far out and you continually mislead and blatently lie to the electorate Mr Byrne. (12 November 2007)
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  • Robert Horner: Mr Byrne, as usual you, as a minister in this corrupt government have got your statements totally wrong . Enoch Powells constituants were mainly of Carribean descent and fully supported his... (12 November 2007)
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  • aman ullah: sir who s in this country for long time like 7yer 4yer as they dosn t have to permit to work .please give them a life they same like human if any one bad for community sand them back .but who... (14 May 2007)
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  • Susan Kirby: Mr. Byrne here appears to be suggesting that it was an achievement to discover failed - yes,failed! - asylum seekers actually leaving the UK. If they wish to go, why on earth stop them? Yet the... (11 May 2007)
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  • Kris Weston: "We have always been clear that the role of ID cards will be to disrupt terrorist activities. " wrong. will encourage and make easier. The hon. Gentleman will know, because it has been said... (8 March 2007)
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  • Kris Weston: absolutely agree with other commenter's. this country has gone down the pan. they work for us ? really???? i have seen no evidence of that at all. when were we asked whether we wanted an ID... (8 March 2007)
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  • russell hutchens: I regret to voting Labour last election. It won't happen agian. I strongly object to the fingerprint information from ID cards and passports being passed onto the police. This I feel is a gross... (22 February 2007)
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  • Penelope Giles: Kim Foster I agree with you! Its about time we took the country back. ID cards will not stop illegal immigration, the only thing which stops immigration is border police and British people... (21 February 2007)
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  • Robin Quance: Speaking as a member of the rising tide of 'old persons', I have no reason to oppose the potential ID system, on the basis of - 'if you have nothing to hide, there is nothing to worry about'. The... (21 February 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: All the evidence has shown that ID Cards will not do ANY of the things claimed. What they will do is create a way for the police to discriminate and a way for Labour to channel public funds into... (21 February 2007)
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  • Kim Foster: So basically, wether we want the ID card or not we are going to have them. Once again this Government has decided for us. When will they actually ask the people of this country what it is they... (20 February 2007)
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  • Owen Pearman: Seriously now - years?! If controls need to be introduced into this bill then the time to do this is now, a bill should not take years to draft, especially such a vital, time-sensitive one such... (6 February 2007)
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  • Owen Pearman: Don't forget, faithful Hansard users, that Byrne has, in no way, answered the question (6 February 2007)
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  • Sam Evans: Punitive taxation for asylum seekers, to be returned to the successful asylum claimaint or to be confiscated as a fine from those who are sent home? (24 July 2006)
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  • Paul L: ... if you outlaw guns, the only people who have guns will be outlaws... (30 June 2006)
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  • Mike E.: I have to agree with both David and Tom. In one sense this will make us all victims of terrorism, by inflicting on the law-abiding extra laws and expense, both of which will be ignored by... (9 May 2006)
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  • Michael Brindle: My calculation based on data from The Lord Warner is that the West Norfolk PCT is funded in 05/06 about £15M under target and that it will still be £7.3M/yr under target in 3 years.... (31 October 2005)
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