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Most recent annotations on things by Justin Tomlinson

  • George Morley: "We have to respect the fact that their incomes are predominantly fixed, and we have to do our best by them" Wow, you could be talking about the Frozen Pensioners whose pensions are fixed and... (1 March 2017)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: I greatly support the use of training to aid businesses but what is not considered is funding those 'small' firms whose owners go to the effort to obtain their own qualifications. All to often it... (17 February 2017)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: So the House is prepared to debate the equalisation shambles and do so not once but twice and in response to a petition but will not debate the frozen pension scandal which the Select Committee... (26 February 2016)
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  • George Morley: Equalisation provides the foundations for a fairer state pension that treats men and women equally. That is something we can all agree on, on both sides of the House. If only that were true Mr... (26 February 2016)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: An excellent show of patience from the Minister. The opposition parties didn't want to hear the detail they simply wanted to speak. (7 January 2016)
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  • George Morley: Except for the Frozen Pensioners who are cheated by a government regulation 3 and get no pension indexation. When will you deliver to these pensioners ? (24 June 2015)
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  • George Morley: Justin Tomlinson , you might just as well have added : Freezing the trigger for this tax year will result in approximately 560,000 pensioners abroad being denied any increase to their state... (24 June 2015)
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  • George Morley: Time and again we hear comments like : " the triple lock for pensions has meant the biggest ever cash rise for pensioners on fixed incomes." and always the ex-pat frozen pensioners are not... (6 February 2014)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Just to put the record straight the biggest beneficiary of high oil prices are the Government with increased tax revenue. So forgive me for dismissing the crocodile tears. (14 September 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: All right minded people in Swindon will welcome this news. Sadly we have seen some in the Town become quite Honda adverse, including politicians. As a town we simply must fully embrace one of... (7 September 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Justin makes some good points but fails to mention the concerns over how new builds under the various Government schemes have inflated price tags, meaning even with the 20% discount they are out... (6 September 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: It is not merely door step lenders who are at fault,all the main banks, building societies and credit card companies rely on the APR to confuse. Then they mix them with other rates. 5% per... (24 April 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: What the small business sector needs is the abolition of Business rates for 5 years to enable them to have money to expand and employ people. Tinkering around the edges with costly schemes which... (9 February 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: As always he who shouts the loudest is not always the most objective, as a tied Tenant of Arkell's I very much support Justin's comments. It does not necessarily follow though that the tie or... (13 January 2012)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: What micro businesses need is real help in the form of grants to develop initiatives. One such idea I have already mentioned to Justin is full cost grants for Solar and Turbines. The business... (20 December 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Millions of people would like to see the sort of impartial BBC we use to have 30 years ago. Not the politically controlled Brussels Broadcasting Corporation we now have. What is Parliament... (27 October 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: I am a little confused, is Justin supporting the Governments absolutely ridiculous decision or not. As a former Electrical Contractor, I can tell HMG that this is below any business usage except... (30 March 2011)
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  • Ian Duffy: You are a bunch of twats. VAT was reduced to 15% and subsequently increased to 20% by this Administration. The knock on effect has been catastrophic for the UK Economy. Blaming Labour is an easy... (18 March 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: I am happy to clarify that Justin was referring to the actions of the developer in relation to 'demand' not Arkells, who he supports '100%'. (10 March 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Whilst all slavery is appalling, perhaps the Government and MP's of all parties should be paying attention to the slavery of 60 million people in the UK, being enslaved to the EU. Where is our... (3 March 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: I sincerely hope that Justin is not implying Arkells let the town down. Perhaps his wording is a little obtuse. Arkells is the oldest established business in Swindon and has contributed hundreds... (17 February 2011)
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  • Ray Fisher: I desperately wanted to support Honda's Planning Application and intended to do so, until I received objections from residents in my ward who live only 300 metres from the nearest turbine.... (13 February 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Justin is sadly responding to a vocal minority view who fail to understand anything about Turbines, the rubbish presented by Illwind is complete and utter rubbish. (11 February 2011)
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  • Ian Duffy: And do your Right Hon. friends give a toss, given the latest revelations. This Govt. is in melt down. Retail Sales at an all time low. The quick fix being 20% VAT. Laughable. I have already told... (22 January 2011)
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  • Robert Feal-Martinez: Financial education will only work if the banking institutions become open and transparent. It is simply ludicrous that a company like Wonga can get a license to lend money at a staggering 2800%.... (22 December 2010)
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