Would you report your neighbours?

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Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Oldjohnw » 16 Sep 2020, 7:40pm

What next? Report people with the wrong religion? Wrong politics?
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 16 Sep 2020, 7:42pm

If there was a serious domestic next doors then maybe, if I saw them bury a body in the back garden then certainly...
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Syd » 16 Sep 2020, 8:02pm

If they were doing something against the law then yes.

OP neither of the examples you give are against the law, at least not in the UK.

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Postby Cyril Haearn » 16 Sep 2020, 9:00pm

I should like to report them for illegal parking, for example, but I do not trust the police to keep my name secret

The communist countries had honorary monitors who dealt with people who put the washing out on Sundays, or who smoked on their balconies, parked their cycles in wrong places, parked their cars nose in, &c, etc
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Oldjohnw » 17 Sep 2020, 12:15am

Syd wrote:OP neither of the examples you give are against the law, at least not in the UK.



Not yet.
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby greyingbeard » 17 Sep 2020, 1:33am

Depends which one. In my road there are people Ive never spoken to, some nice people, and a couple of utter w@nkers. The latter, no question, sod em, serves them right, ooh I cant wait for them to do something naughty. The net curtains are twitching.

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Syd » 17 Sep 2020, 6:16am

Oldjohnw wrote:
Syd wrote:OP neither of the examples you give are against the law, at least not in the UK.



Not yet.

And no plans to change that.

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby landsurfer » 17 Sep 2020, 6:57am

We reported Mark next door because he was a drug dealer and we got fed up with the traffic to his door day and night .... Mark lives elsewhere now.
More than 6 in a group .... no never.
Barbecue of 20 odd family members and friends .... never ....

" Let them without sin throw the first stone " .... or something along those lines .....
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Oldjohnw » 17 Sep 2020, 7:50am

Syd wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:
Syd wrote:OP neither of the examples you give are against the law, at least not in the UK.



Not yet.

And no plans to change that.


No, but we have an increasingly ideologically pure government.
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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Pebble » 17 Sep 2020, 7:57am

Oldjohnw wrote:What next? Report people with the wrong religion? Wrong politics?

which religions and politics do you consider are wrong ?

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby thirdcrank » 17 Sep 2020, 7:59am

It seems that Dom has decided that you should speak to your neighbour before grassing them up

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54186098

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Bonefishblues » 17 Sep 2020, 8:09am

The hot tub test.

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby francovendee » 17 Sep 2020, 8:14am

Only if it was Cummings!

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Ben@Forest » 17 Sep 2020, 8:52am

Used to live next door to a couple with a very young child. The woman was loudly verbally aggressive to her partner and may have hit him (multiple times). She certainly hit/smacked the child. Sometimes wondered if l should contact the authorities - l never did. I could hear things but could never actually see it.

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Re: Would you report your neighbours?

Postby Jdsk » 17 Sep 2020, 9:21am

Oldjohnw wrote:What next? Report people with the wrong religion? Wrong politics?

Syd wrote:If they were doing something against the law then yes.
OP neither of the examples you give are against the law, at least not in the UK.

There's a list of proscribed organisations. Membership is a criminal offence per se. There's no need to prove that members committed or were planning a "terrorist" crime.

One recent trial was of the four members of National Action. All found guilty and imprisoned.
https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/members-banned-british-neo-nazi-group-jailed

Oldjohnw wrote:What next? Report people with the wrong religion? Wrong politics?

Syd wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:Not yet.

And no plans to change that.

"Counter-terrorism police placed the non-violent group Extinction Rebellion (XR) on a list of extremist ideologies that should be reported to the authorities running the Prevent programme... "
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/10/xr-extinction-rebellion-listed-extremist-ideology-police-prevent-scheme-guidance

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