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  • George Morley: The house should also abandon discrimination of the minority 560,000 pensioners retired to mostly Commonwealth countries that the government see fit to deny any increases due to their place of... (4 March 2016)
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  • Robert Palmer: What qualifies RG to take on such a task? (2 September 2014)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: "Interestingly in this motion there is absolutely no mention of pensions" As far as the frozen pensioner is concerned the next following utterances of self praising, back slapping are a total... (4 July 2014)
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  • George Morley: You said : "Interestingly, in the motion there is absolutely no mention of pensions". And you are absolutely right Richard Graham and nothing to be proud of really when the government see fit to... (1 July 2014)
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  • George Morley: It is a pity that there was not greater scrutiny in respect of the new Pensions Bill which is now in the other house but should it come back with clause 20 removed, something which this house... (13 December 2013)
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  • Derrick Prance: The cheapest and most simple measure would be to index link pensions world wide.There would be no additional cost such as the 30 or so benefits available to pensioners living in Britain or the... (17 July 2013)
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  • Pranee Young: I retired to Thailand and had two pension forecasts prior tp retiring. Neither mentioned the subject of retiring abroad. After retiring I received with other communication three leaflets CF-N-701... (16 July 2013)
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  • George Morley: Is it any wonder that the pensioners who are frozen find that the members of parliament like Richard Graham have no idea what the issue is all about and make incorrect statements. How many of the... (12 July 2013)
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  • Jane Davies: I take exception to Richard Graham's comment about would uprating the frozen pensions be a good use of taxpayers money. The bottom line is this insidious policy is discriminatory. ALL have paid... (10 July 2013)
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  • Jane Davies: I take exception to Richard Graham's comment about would uprating the frozen pensions be a good use of taxpayers money. The bottom line is this insidious policy is discriminatory. ALL have paid... (10 July 2013)
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  • Derrick Prance: Will the Hon Gentleman from Gloucester reveal that the cost would not be at the taxpayers expense. The NI fund, contributed to by pensioners, has a balance of over 30 billion pounds.Most of... (10 July 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: This meets the Government's intentions. By the time that people in the public sector who have been made redundant and their old employers demonised by the Tories, older contributors may well be... (4 July 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: Simplicity is that return on savings is greater than inflation - cash is simplicity at present. (4 July 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: Richard Graham has obviously not compared the rate of inflation that the Coalition is presiding over and the low interest returned on savings. Cash is indeed king (4 July 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: Let me enlighten Mr Graham as to what a declaration of interest is: 1.formal statement: a formal document giving explicit details such as the terms of a business agreement or plan, or... (27 June 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: I will be interested in seeing how many jobs are gained fron this Jobs Fair within the following categories: Full time Part Time Temporary Contracts (1 year or less) Zero Hour Contracts. (15 May 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: I fear that although this sounds like a real triumph for young people on apprenticeships it is suspect. Most apprentices earn around £2.50 and come nowhere near paying tax. (30 January 2013)
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  • Robert Palmer: The 'fabulous benefits' Mr Graham refers to are far outweighed by 4 years of continuous pay freezes and the stigmatization that his party have places on public servants. (30 October 2012)
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  • Robert Palmer: If Mr Graham feels that taxation in life is guaranteed I suggest he investigates certain companies and individuals a little more closely. (30 October 2012)
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  • Andrew Avis: Second one on our why do all cyclist bingo game. The lights at night rant. I wonder when they will start to complan about cyclist not having lights during the day? I have had several motorist... (24 February 2012)
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  • Robert Palmer: Can Mr Graham quantify the fall in enemployment to which he refers? (29 November 2011)
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  • Robert Palmer: http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Y outh-unemployment-Gloucestershire/story- 13545476-detail/story.html This is a useful piece of information to Mr Graham. (10 November 2011)
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  • Robert Palmer: Other public servants besides nurses and teachers are hard working. These are the people that keep his constuency going and also some service his particular interest in apprenticeships. (3 November 2011)
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  • Robert Palmer: I agree with Mr Graham - Labour was the saviour of post offices - good observation (25 May 2011)
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  • Robert Palmer: It is unfortunate however that, while Mr Graham pays minimum wage to his Apprentice, virtually all other employers pay the minimum £2.50 ph. I was recently at a meeting where a local business... (27 January 2011)
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