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I only want to be paid a modest salary please!

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1708 days ago
I'm not greedy - I only want to be paid a modest salary please. Modest like the £7.8m annually paid to Stephen Hester, the chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, who's chairman claims he is only “modestly paid”. The chairman, Sir Philip Hampton, also said that  “Stephen ... has been paid well below the market rate compared to others in the same job.” Ah, that old international market argument - we have to pay top bankers obscene amounts of m...

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Food industry altruism beats profits - honestly!

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1705 days ago
Do you remember the coalition government's Public Health Responsibility Deal. Launched in 2011 by Andrew Lansley (the one who tried to privatise the NHS) the Responsibility Deal  : "... taps into the potential for businesses and other organisations to improve public health and help to tackle health inequalities through their influence over food, physical activity, alcohol, and health in the workplace." The point of the deal was that there was/is overwhelming evidence that t...

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There's something rotten in our society...

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1692 days ago
Constance Briscoe, a barrister and judge has been arrested on suspicion of lying to police over the speeding allegations story involving the ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his former wife, Vicky Pryce. Assistant chief officer Ann Hall of Cleveland Police is being investigated over suspicions that thousands of pounds of public money was misappropriated. RBS has set aside money to cover PPI mis-selling, the mis-selling of interest rate swaps and its fine for attempting to fix Libor. ...

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Stop picking on Google if you really want to prevent child pornography.

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1601 days ago
The current debate in the UK, following recent events related to online child pornography, is incredibly ill-informed. The majority of illegal content is shared using peer-to-peer technology and completely bypasses search engines such as Google. So please stop trying to restrict legitimate internet usage, and stop promoting new laws that would allow government 'snooping'. These are irrelevant to the drive to prevent child pornography. ...