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Govement u-turn


LVanDhal 2 126 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 4:04PM

Quote:Oh forgot the next bit - at the next board meeting the Accountant is sacked and replaced with an accountant who has to make some tough decisions to keep the company afloat and return it organic growth so it can employ more people.


Agreed Smile but this time an Accountant who is accountable for all their actions to everyone, not one who just tells us to put up or shut up like the last half dozen accountants before them.

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brian1208 e2
11 10.6k 12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 4:12PM
The key point that I think is missing is the trial of the previous accountant who created the Ponzi scheme that took the money from those who worked for the company, promised to invest it wisely to provide a better future for all, then lost the lot through reckless spending and taking on debts that he couldn't pay off.

In the way of these things, he wasn't sacked but promoted to the head of the organisation, then when the failure of his schemes became apparent he was "Retired" and give a pension for life + another job in the back room where he couldn't cause any more harm

And to think, Politicians like him would have us believe that bankers are the only crooks! Tongue
Focus_Man 4 481 631 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 5:10PM

Quote:I will explain it to you, we don't have the money, the country is skint! Remember Byrne's comment to the incoming chancellor? I will remind you, it was "The money has all gone".



An oververbose reply to the above comment of mine. There is no bedroom tax as I said. All that is happening is that as a 'free house', 'subsidised house' or a 'rented council house' is a benefit in kind, the benefits are being adjusted so that those who need them the most get them to better suit their purpose and needs.

That is how the proposal is intended to operate. Now we can discuss that but not taxation on people or home-dwellers if you like, based on the number of bedrooms in your house. No taxes will be levied just an adjustment to the benefit awarded in respect of housing benefit, in terms of rent, council tax or whatever benefit has been awarded for housing. Never having had benefits I am not fully aware of all the benefits available.
LVanDhal 2 126 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 5:27PM

Quote:The key point that I think is missing is the trial of the previous accountant who created the Ponzi scheme that took the money from those who worked for the company, promised to invest it wisely to provide a better future for all, then lost the lot through reckless spending and taking on debts that he couldn't pay off.

In the way of these things, he wasn't sacked but promoted to the head of the organisation, then when the failure of his schemes became apparent he was "Retired" and give a pension for life + another job in the back room where he couldn't cause any more harm

And to think, Politicians like him would have us believe that bankers are the only crooks! Tongue



I think we can go even further back than that Brian,

Mrs T was kicked out by her own party whilst PM, unemployment was through the roof.
John Major infamously referred to senior members of his Cabinet - including Michael Portillo - as "the b*st*rds"
Blair dumped us in to a War which we all now know was not about Weapons of mass destruction, but to date has yet to fully account for his actions.
Brown seemed to work only for the Bankers, making them filthy rich whilst the country like the titanic began to keel.
and now Cameron keeps giving money we have not got to company's such as A4E,and Atos, who have openly failed to meet their targets and are now costing even more to prop up.
and whats Clegg doing other than making youtube vids saying "Sorry"
All the politicians today, in all the political parties are about, is the sound bite, the PR, the perks.
To clean up this mess the public must stop buying the rhetoric of the political thieves, who will say anything to play on your personal political bias,
it's keeping them from accountability.
If you believe in any of the main parties core values, you have got ask yourself why none of them have stuck to those values, they won't come clean
by their own admission.
We need a full public inquiry into this economic disaster, and to all the failed policy decisions, we need to identify the culprits and have them charged accordingly, and then we need politicians to come forward who will actually have to do what they say they will do.
An election promise should be a legally binding contract, under that notion you might start getting politicians who think about what they are promising in return for your vote and allegiance, instead of a bunch of smarmy pick pockets, politics was always a dirty business, but of late its just been getting filthier, time we all got together and told them to learn to clean up their own mess, how else will THEY learn that WE are NOT HERE to do it FOR THEM,
"They work for you."
answersonapostcard e2
10 12.7k 15 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 5:32PM

Quote: the benefits are being adjusted so that those who need them the most get them to better suit their purpose and needs.
But its not, thats the point.
brian1208 e2
11 10.6k 12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 5:47PM

Quote:We need a full public inquiry into this economic disaster, and to all the failed policy decisions, we need to identify the culprits and have them charged accordingly, and then we need politicians to come forward who will actually have to do what they say they will do.
An election promise should be a legally binding contract, under that notion you might start getting politicians who think about what they are promising in return for your vote and allegiance, instead of a bunch of smarmy pick pockets, politics was always a dirty business, but of late its just been getting filthier, time we all got together and told them to learn to clean up their own mess, how else will THEY learn that WE are NOT HERE to do it FOR THEM,
"They work for you."




Oh yes indeedy - but meanwhile, back in the real world Sad
LVanDhal 2 126 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 6:12PM

Quote:

Oh yes indeedy - but meanwhile, back in the real world Sad



- an old lady starved to death in her 200,000 home because the council contracted care agency workers who were supposed to provide here with daily care after she had suffered a stroke, had been deported by the boarders agency and the care provider closed down for employing illegal immigrants.
No one told so news reports say, informed the council who had awarded the contract for care to the now closed agency.

Mick Jaggers daughter is living in a one bed social housing flat in London with her husband, rent quoted in the news reports 120 pounds per week.

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