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by Spinners
20 Jan 2019, 1:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What kind of country have we become
Replies: 57
Views: 874

Re: What kind of country have we become

Without question, there is a hardcore of unemployment in the UK that the DWP simply give up on. Hence my 2% threshold down from the current figure of about 4.5%. In mentioning that we have the lowest unemployment rate for 25 years reohn2 is almost like a Government spokesman. Everyone knows the numb...
by Spinners
20 Jan 2019, 10:34am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What kind of country have we become
Replies: 57
Views: 874

Re: What kind of country have we become

reohn2 wrote:
The fact is that the country needs immigrants to fill the jobs available..


Yeah, right. So we have full employment for our indigenous workforce then do we? When we can get our unemployment rate down to 2% or less then we'll talk about 'needs'.
by Spinners
20 Jan 2019, 8:46am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?
Replies: 41
Views: 643

Re: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?

As we all get a free bus pass at 60 I think it would be a good idea to also give everyone a free train pass at 60 but also take away their driving licence. This would encourage more people to cycle and take more cars off the road thus allowing the rest of us to get around faster without all the SAGA...
by Spinners
20 Jan 2019, 6:55am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What kind of country have we become
Replies: 57
Views: 874

Re: What kind of country have we become

MM Do you have any idea of the positive contribution immigrants make to the UK economy? But it's not all positive is it? In many areas, wages are clearly being suppressed. Not far away from me, I know of a company with an almost all immigrant workforce because they work harder (fair enough - I've s...
by Spinners
19 Jan 2019, 6:21pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What kind of country have we become
Replies: 57
Views: 874

Re: What kind of country have we become

MM Do you have any idea of the positive contribution immigrants make to the UK economy? But it's not all positive is it? In many areas, wages are clearly being suppressed. Not far away from me, I know of a company with an almost all immigrant workforce because they work harder (fair enough - I've s...
by Spinners
19 Jan 2019, 12:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: RIP Windsor Davies
Replies: 1
Views: 69

RIP Windsor Davies

I loved "It ain't half hot mum" so it's sad to see Windsor Davies pass away at the age of 88.

Shoulders back. Show 'em off! Show 'em off!
by Spinners
19 Jan 2019, 10:42am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What kind of country have we become
Replies: 57
Views: 874

Re: What kind of country have we become

A country 'so bad' that, every day it seems, scores of migrants risk their lives in a desperate attempt to reach our shores (rather than seek asylum elsewhere in Europe).

I'd love to see our politicians have the guts and honesty to ask themselves why that should be the case.
by Spinners
18 Jan 2019, 10:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?

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I like them :wink:
by Spinners
18 Jan 2019, 8:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?

Could you add Mike and Bernie Winters to your poll please.
by Spinners
18 Jan 2019, 8:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bansky
Replies: 26
Views: 410

Re: Bansky

brynpoeth wrote:Lots of people went to Port Talbot to see it...


I live within a mile of it and just can't be bothered. However, I did take my daughter to the Banksy exhibition in Bristol a few years ago and quite enjoyed it.
by Spinners
18 Jan 2019, 7:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?

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by Spinners
18 Jan 2019, 7:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?

al_yrpal wrote:Ant and Dec.. who?

Doh...


Al


What's the context? Has somebody voted them the best comedy duo of the year or of all time?
by Spinners
17 Jan 2019, 6:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How did you vote in 2016? How would you vote now?
Replies: 73
Views: 1257

Re: How did you vote in 2016? How would you vote now?

Oldjohnw wrote:
2016 - Leave.

2019 - Not relevant as we've already had the people's vote :evil:


You forgot 1975


I think you mean the OP forgot 1975.

I was too busy riding my shiny new Falcon and worrying about double-maths to even care.
by Spinners
16 Jan 2019, 11:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 209
Views: 19308

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

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'First Man' (2018) starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy.

Rattlingly good Neil Armstrong biopic. 9/10.