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Most recent annotations on things by Stewart Hosie

  • Andy Robertson-Fox: Mr. Hosie you say "that most NI receipts are paid into the national insurance fund which is separate from all other revenue raised taxation. The fund is exclusively used to pay for contributory... (5 November 2015)
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  • Christine Deas: The Barry Buddon Range is also a Wildlife Area. Speculators would leap in if this area were to lose the Army. (6 March 2013)
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  • John Byng: Stewart Hosie is wrong to criticise the increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD). The Government should be congratulated for taking steps to correct the tax favours shown to the aviation industry,... (24 April 2012)
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  • Joyce Glasser: I disagree with the basic choice and consider the implications of the argument that older people are coming out of retirement to snatch jobs from younger, unemployed people, to be distasteful and... (25 March 2011)
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  • T Hutt: Actually 50%, 17% and 10%. (9 July 2009)
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  • Ian Hamilton: I have watched Stewart Hosie's career with interest. I have only the very slightest personal acquaintance with him but remember many years ago marking him out as a coming young man He is now... (1 April 2009)
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  • A Harding: i dont think that cutting more jobs is an option at this time we have enough people out of work as it is. I've said before we invented the car, bridges, motorways the lightbulb, aircraft... (16 February 2009)
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  • Christine Deas: All self-employed and private-company-employed are having to face dire cutbacks. It is only right that the public-sector-employed should face the same situation, whether in England, Scotland,... (5 February 2009)
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  • Derek Scott: Hi Sally, I have received word that it has been tabled but thats all. I note with interest that you have authored an online petition which I was one of the first to sign. Good luck with that.... (5 June 2007)
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  • Sally Milsom: I note that this question still lies on the table. Please could you let me know whether an answer has yet been supplied? Kind regards Sally Milsom (3 May 2007)
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  • Mark Bestford: It makes a change to see someone with knowledge in the House. This is one of the reasons why I'm against Party Politics. When you are trying to build a system like the NHS system surely you... (3 May 2007)
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  • Christine Deas: Thank you, Mr Hosie, for your knowledgeable queries. If such a huge blip can occur on a relatively small scale, what hope for the projected Scheme to have the private medical details of every... (2 May 2007)
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  • Bryce Weir: We surely do not want a society where the pensioners are dependant upon means testing. Many pensioners will not - or cannot - fill in the forms to make the claims. The basic pension should be... (24 April 2007)
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  • Bryce Weir: This is a terrible piece of legislation. It has been brought out without consultation with Insurance companies and lawyers. The implications are huge and not thought through. This... (3 May 2006)
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  • Chris Lightfoot: It's further worth pointing out that most "identity fraud" is customer-not-present fraud; a typical example would be a criminal using another person's name and address to apply for a loan which... (20 October 2005)
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  • Chris Lightfoot: Note that Burnham refuses to answer this fairly fundamental question. More on multiple biometrics and error rates from John Daugman (inventor of the iris code), here:... (19 October 2005)
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