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by philbell
Mon Feb 04, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Blog posts
Topic: Housing costs
Replies: 2
Views: 2322

Housing costs

On the news tonight there was an article about an MP who owns a flat outright in Londonbut has put it in trust so that the trust can charge them £21k a year rent, hence they can claim the rent back. They state that this does not cost the taxpayer any money as they could sell the flat and claim this ...
by philbell
Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Blog posts
Topic: Why pay for others mistakes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3949

RE: Why pay for others mistakes?

Points taken. If there is a confidential/security issue etc then obviously you don't want the world knowing who is doing what where. Also I have taken on peolple I know and would do in the future if I know for a fact that they are more than capable of doing the job as opposed to the unknown quantity...
by philbell
Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Blog posts
Topic: Why pay for others mistakes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3949

RE: Why pay for others mistakes?

I think the point i was trying to make, but totally missed :sign0002: , was the fact that they don't have to disclose who is employed by them, the job they are supposed to do and what they receive for it and is just open to abuse. By your reply, you must see that the system is being abused and it is...
by philbell
Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: Blog posts
Topic: Smaller Wine Glasses
Replies: 4
Views: 2888

RE: Smaller Wine Glasses

Personally I don't drink wine when I'm out neither does my mates or girlfriend. I don't think though that it will help anybody think about their units or anything like that. Like you said if you get a small mdrink you just have to get to the bar sooner, and if in a round the others are rushed. In re...
by philbell
Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: Blog posts
Topic: Why pay for others mistakes?
Replies: 6
Views: 3949

Why pay for others mistakes?

I am new to this and this started off as a recent subject but i went off the point a bit as a local issue hit home. Sorry, but I guess its the same the country over. Keep it in the family I did originally try to post this a few days ago. Surely if an MP needs to employ people in his office and the a...