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  1. Ian1779

    The EU: In, out, shake it all about....

    2 issues I feel. 1. party membership demographic does not equal voting demographic especially for Labour 2. Post-industrial towns left to go into decline as they are ignored by the ‘south’ across successive governments, couple with a carefully constructed narrative that their woes are down to...
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    The EU: In, out, shake it all about....

    it’s the same for the whole North... what they’ve managed to do is blame Labour for it.
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    All purpose cricket thread

    Still a chance of an Indian win by an innings and..... :eek:
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    I think for those people with a single property stamp duty is a little unnecessary - use it for people that own multiple properties.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    If you were a solicitor specialising in conveyancing and getting a fixed 2K+ a time for a sale and purchase, you’d want to be smashing them out all over the place. I know they are hamstrung by the slowness of the searches process which seems to be stuck in the 19th Century, but they could then...
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    So Gav will announce today that schools will be able to pretty much do what the fuck they like over results.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    Me too - the whole system is a fucking joke. I’ve never seen anything so backwards and out of date.
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    All purpose cricket thread

    Good to see that England have done their usual approach of not reading the room when it comes to their bowling set up.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    Most schools will take the first week to test upon return. It’s only going to be 2 weeks of learning before Easter.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    Sounds like mandatory masks in school including lessons and social time for all. That is at least sensible. Secondary that is...
  11. Ian1779

    Famous People(1)

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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    I still think the schools plan is a mistake. Could have mitigated by telling school leaders they can use the last 3 weeks to stagger kids in as they see fit around testing - before a full return after the Easter break. You cannot logistically test an entire secondary of 1000+ pupils twice in a week.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    Encouraging...
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    Do you want to discuss boring politics?

    To be honest - I’ve got far more issue with his bat shit crazy idea for schools.
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    Do you want to discuss boring politics?

    Maybe I’m missing a point here, but is he saying in the same interview that we shouldn’t be trying to force out Hancock (rich and privileged) whilst simultaneously saying that the criminalisation of cannabis possession (focusing generally more on poorer people) is still important?
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    It shows that you have acknowledged the issue as well... not given a free pass.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    There could be a whole opportunity after this to look at learning for students that need additional support. Using combination of in lesson/online learning could really help to improve the experience for lots of students.
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    Coronavirus Thread (Off Topic, Politics)

    Oh and he’s talking shite on schools again.
  19. Ian1779

    Michael Doyle

    Do you fancy taking over as manager when Robins retires?