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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 4:21 pm 
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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Wasn't he supposed to be handing over around now anyway?


Yes, but the government decided to sit for two years instead of one, so wouldn't it be more natural for him to resign at the end of the current session next year, rather than half way through?

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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 4:59 pm 
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https://sluggerotoole.com/2018/04/30/br ... ng-it-too/"#Brexit Border Poll: Northern Ireland should vote for having its cake and eating it too"
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There is a simple, popular, practical, democratic solution to the Brexit border impasse. The citizens of Northern Ireland should be given the option to vote for their own future.


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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 5:04 pm 
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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Wasn't he supposed to be handing over around now anyway?


Yes, I think so. He's about done his nine years.


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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 5:08 pm 
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Our local Tories have obviously worked really really hard for people in our area....

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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 5:39 pm 
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In the Lords Lord Duncan of Springbank, a minister in the Northern Ireland Office and the Scotland Office, is now winding up for the government.

He says the government is clear; it will not allow a border to be put in place in the North Sea. (Politics Live, Guardian)


Did he really say "North Sea" or is it a reporting error over at Politics Live?


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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 6:05 pm 
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In the Lords Lord Duncan of Springbank, a minister in the Northern Ireland Office and the Scotland Office, is now winding up for the government.

He says the government is clear; it will not allow a border to be put in place in the North Sea. (Politics Live, Guardian)


Did he really say "North Sea" or is it a reporting error over at Politics Live?

Hmmm! Slip of the tongue for Irish Sea ?


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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 6:50 pm 
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frog222 wrote:
PorFavor wrote:
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In the Lords Lord Duncan of Springbank, a minister in the Northern Ireland Office and the Scotland Office, is now winding up for the government.

He says the government is clear; it will not allow a border to be put in place in the North Sea. (Politics Live, Guardian)


Did he really say "North Sea" or is it a reporting error over at Politics Live?

Hmmm! Slip of the tongue for Irish Sea ?


From a Scottish position it might be the North Channel?


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frog222 wrote:
PorFavor wrote:
[Did he really say "North Sea" or is it a reporting error over at Politics Live?

Hmmm! Slip of the tongue for Irish Sea ?


From a Scottish position it might be the North Channel?

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p ... 33501.html

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p ... 33466.html

brexit-latest-ireland-border-house-of-lords-theresa-may-eu


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Hitting back at arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg, who accused the Lords of “playing with fire” by inflicting Brexit defeats, Lord Patten warned: “I'll tell you what playing with fire is - blundering into Northern Ireland with a policy which is clueless and deluded with a can of petrol and a box of matches in the other hand.”

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Cambridge Analytica closing after Facebook data harvesting scandal

Political consultancy, under fire over use of millions of Facebook users’ data, has begun insolvency proceedings (Guardian)


https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/02/cambridge-analytica-closing-down-after-facebook-row-reports-say


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Cambridge Analytica closing after Facebook data harvesting scandal

Political consultancy, under fire over use of millions of Facebook users’ data, has begun insolvency proceedings (Guardian)


https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/02/cambridge-analytica-closing-down-after-facebook-row-reports-say


The power players behind Cambridge Analytica have set up a mysterious new data company

https://amp.businessinsider.com/cambrid ... ssion=true

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PostPosted: Wed 02 May, 2018 10:32 pm 
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There really is something wrong with assessing primary schools when this happens.

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Today my daughter’s headteacher told her class that the next 2 weeks are the most important ones of their lives. Not the daughter who is taking GCSEs, the one who’s doing her SATs.


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Ours are simply told "It's just a test. Show what you can do - and do your best"

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PostPosted: Thu 03 May, 2018 6:13 am 
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@Willow,with respect not so much duty of care to the "needy".Historical amnesia abounds we have never adequately funded deinstititutionism in the broadest sense including otherwise in hospital treatments,it is an independent living issue.The fascistic message is clear you shouldn't be in your own home.

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PostPosted: Thu 03 May, 2018 6:23 am 
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Possibly think vast cost saving investment in extra costs allowance,subject to circumstance.I repeat half way to one dialysis session a week.equivalent.Or,I should have got paid and/or other people charged "in fairness" for overseeing dialysis,taking bloods,injections,ordering stock etc.

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It's the bedroom tax with knobs on.

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Needless to say, IMHO,far from even a pretence of being Christian,the Governmental.false portrayal.is evil.

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