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Old Oct 6th 2017, 8:54 pm   #376
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Part of the problem is that some offenders lack education, but how far do you educate them (for free) when those not in prison usually have to pay for their own higher education?
Well they could educate them to High School level which is free under normal kids going to state High schools and anything after that they would pay like any other unless grants available which a non prisoner would get.
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Old Oct 6th 2017, 10:15 pm   #377
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Rather annoyingly, Pulaski appears to be right for once. At least in Wiltshire.

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Old Oct 6th 2017, 11:15 pm   #378
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In richmond, they were an early adopter of fining people based on the pollution of their vehicles. Parking for an hour is 2 pounds on a meter, or 4 pounds if your car emits too much carbon [has a tax band of some level or more.]. Of course this makes sense - NOT...

Off course they arent smart meters, you just have to know, we have no tax disks any more... But if you get it wrong, the bar steward wardens have online access to a numberplate db so they can fine you of course...
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Old Oct 8th 2017, 5:12 pm   #380
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Hounslow have just said that next year, parking your car outside your house will cost about 50 pounds more for a cxheap car, 100 for a diesel or 300 for a big 4x4... oh and nothing for an electric car - till everyone has one. Then....
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 9:28 am   #381
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Really????????

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Old Nov 6th 2017, 10:10 am   #382
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' I'm now keeping all of my cats inside until Bonfire Night blows over.' This sounds as though she hasn't before. Is she stupid?

It's an odd article.
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Old Nov 7th 2017, 1:47 pm   #383
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First distressing fall out from the allegations regarding politicians member of the Welsh assembly kills himself.

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But what about the snow? Now that's one to moan about
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Old Nov 9th 2017, 9:33 am   #385
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This is more of a WTAF FFS

Vegan Fish & Chips
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I wonder if this will take off in Lancashire or Yorkshire?
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I'd be ****ing terrified of travelling with a plane-load of Daily Mail readers.

... It's the next idea from the Min. of Justice for dealing with speeding, parking on double yellows & dropping litter. (Birching optional post 2019.)
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No. Just no.
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In some ways the UK is no better than the US. I'm sure there as some aspects of this story that have been omitted.

Death of mum-of-four whose benefits were stopped not suspicious, say police | Metro News
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In some ways the UK is no better than the US. I'm sure there as some aspects of this story that have been omitted.

Death of mum-of-four whose benefits were stopped not suspicious, say police | Metro News
Without a doubt key facts are missing - not least, why had she been in intensive care? What was her "eating disorder"? And why did a 38 year old woman die? There is no way it was cold enough in the UK to cause the death of a healthy adult woman, so what issue(s) did she have that led to her death?
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