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Most recent annotations on things by Pat McFadden

  • stinky will: If the issues between the 60s and now are so different what drove the force directed at radio caroline in an effort to take it off air, peace and love wasnt what the authorities displayed back... (12 June 2009)
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  • Dan Whitehouse: To find out more about the 'excellent job' Wolverhampton Community Radio do, visit their site www.wcrfm.com (4 June 2009)
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  • Douuglas Lawwrence: There does not appear to be a 2-minute warning buzz before Controller abruptly ends a time-limited speech/statement by an MP . Not fair to listeners when have good statements to listen to from... (15 February 2009)
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  • Ron Forrest: How naive can the Minister get ? There is no reason to believe at all that if we had a much looser relationship with the EU our trade with that organisation would decline. (9 February 2009)
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  • Ron Forrest: What an irrelevant answer ! David Cameron has committed the next Conservative government to measures which will greatly curtail the power of the EU over British affairs.Clearly the present... (3 February 2009)
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  • Sam Dutton: Patrick McFadden says that 'The Post Office has confirmed that the average saving to it of a branch closing is around £18,000 per annum, when all factors are taken into account.' Given that... (14 March 2008)
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  • g gregory: Is this Minister so unaware that the views expressed are reflections of the voting public, the same people who are funding via taxes the post office and his lifestyle the same people HE wants to... (5 March 2008)
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  • helena edwards: My local postmasters compensation package includes draconian conditions, including removing the Lottery machine ( which is actually part of the newsagency section of the business)and not being... (3 February 2008)
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  • David Wisdom: And what a wonderful compensation scheme it is. I currently have a good income from my post office, enough for my family and I to live on. When they close us down I will be left with £20000 of... (19 January 2008)
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  • Huw Morgan-Jones: This was always going to happen. The list supplied on the Post Office's Proposals was always calculated to have Offices that would be 'reprieved'. However, customers' perceptions have been that... (18 January 2008)
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  • Benjamin Gravestock: Seconded. (18 January 2008)
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  • Andrew Meredith: The Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform seems to be trying to pull the wool over our eyes here. The only valid point he makes concerns the incremental cost... (18 January 2008)
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  • jonathan jackson: Thank you Mr McFadden for making no effort to answer DEREK WYATT's question about the post office closures in his constituency. I can assure you, and the PO that the post office in Rodmersham... (18 January 2008)
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  • jonathan jackson: Thank you Mr McFadden for making no effort to answer DEREK WYATT's question about the post office closures in his constituency. I can assure you, and the PO that the post office in Rodmersham... (18 January 2008)
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  • Huw Morgan-Jones: It should be noted that the majority of the loss of business was due to the Government's decision to encourage the Department for Work and Pensions in diverting a massive number of benefit... (18 January 2008)
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  • James Martin-Nichols: We appreciate the Post Office problems arising from the new speed limits. However, very few lorries that we see appear to have heard of them. We are among the very few people who obey speed... (27 November 2007)
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  • David Wisdom: The reason that there are fewer people using them is directly related to this goverments actions. They have bullied pensioners into using banks. They have removed the ability to buy a TV... (24 November 2007)
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  • Ann Reaney: Are the Post Office powers thinking of offering post office franchises to Church of England churches that may want shops within their churches in rural areas? (19 July 2007)
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  • Ann Reaney: Are the post office planning to offer services to church buildings in rural areas as the Church of england are nationally thinking more about opening village shops in the church in rural areas? (19 July 2007)
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  • David Wisdom: This is not true. When the Post Office lost the contracts to pay TV licences and Severn Trent Water bills Sub Postmasters were prohibited to have the equipment installed that would allow them to... (6 July 2007)
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  • Callum Wood.: I still think I'm opposed to this. Would you trust John Prescott - for example - to make, change or repeal laws (if he'd be allowed to do it.) Parliamentary procedure may be long, tiring and... (21 May 2006)
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  • Murk : The LRRB has wide and sweeping provisions, not limited to deregulation. Perhaps this might be the reason? See http://www.saveparliament.org.uk/ (20 May 2006)
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