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  • LYNDA DAY: We all know by now that the CRB checks are a money making scam bought in by politicians because not one of them is fit to manage the economy. They can warble all they like but we know the truth.... (13 June 2011)
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  • Mary Garland: I would love to see evidence about the funding from central government to charities as in our local area the Lib dems cut everything 2 years ago and just love to charge ever one! Big society an... (2 May 2011)
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  • Kathryn Howard: I am very concerned over the loss of green space and greenery in Ruislip-Northwood. Had I been asked, I would definitely have signed the petition. Green spaces are vital for the asthetics of... (19 July 2007)
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  • Nicholas Phipps: Dear Mr Hurd, I hope this is the correct forum for contacting you,as I have only just signed up. I have an interest in the ongoing debate that is growing around street crime, graffiti and... (2 February 2007)
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  • Paul Mitchell: Owen, The morale of society is very important. Politicians make critical decisions about our lives based on their perception of our morale. If they are going to start using science to measure... (23 October 2006)
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  • Owen Pearman: Happiness measurements - come on! Surely there are far more important things than this! Anyone who wishes to discuss this further is welcome to e-mail me directly - rather than using the... (19 October 2006)
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  • Paul Mitchell: Toby, I forgot to ask... what ideas do you have for policies that could achieve this balance of wealth and well-being here in the UK? (19 October 2006)
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  • Paul Mitchell: Toby, I feel better informed now, thanks. I appreciate that these happiness measurements are still relatively new and subject to debate, so some conflict amongst the theorists is to be... (19 October 2006)
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  • Paul Mitchell: Hi Toby, Many thanks for the references - I'll go do some research. (19 October 2006)
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  • Toby Kelsey: There are several conflicting measures, but the proportion of people with depressive illness is thought to be three to 10 times higher today than in 1950, and the number of young men comitting... (18 October 2006)
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  • Paul Mitchell: Hi Toby, I'm all for a happier Britain, but I don't know how to measure the happiness of our society. What did you use for your comparison between the '70s and the present? (18 October 2006)
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  • Toby Kelsey: We should sacrifice "economic" (ie GDP) growth. Since the '70s our GDP has grown while quality of life and happiness has declined - in short GDP growth is not good for us. It largely measures... (18 October 2006)
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