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by Smudger
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Three cheers for Mark Prisk
Replies: 36
Views: 3518

Re: Three cheers for Mark Prisk

"Within the Public Sector it seemed unfair to me that Nurses (generally in the main women) were never, ever awarded what was proven in a statistically accurate report what they were due and worth but the Police and Fire Brigade (mainly men) got a better deal and sometimes above it" The men...
by Smudger
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Three cheers for Mark Prisk
Replies: 36
Views: 3518

Re: Three cheers for Mark Prisk

I would wager that Darcy works in the public sector.
Or maybe doesn't work at all - so as not to imply support of the oppressive system
by Smudger
Thu 06 Jul, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Three cheers for Mark Prisk
Replies: 36
Views: 3518

Re: Three cheers for Mark Prisk

As far as I can gather, public sector pay is still about 10% higher than private sector pay - even weighted for job type. So, no, I don't see an issue with holding back the pay of the public sector to let the private sector catch up. At the end of the day, the Public sector do a very valuable job, b...
by Smudger
Sun 02 Jul, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Three cheers for Mark Prisk
Replies: 36
Views: 3518

Re: Three cheers for Mark Prisk

I've had a few dealings with Mr Prisk and he has been very helpful

I like the guy a lot
by Smudger
Thu 20 Apr, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Halifax Branch Closing
Replies: 14
Views: 3111

Re: Halifax Branch Closing

My money is on a Vape shop
by Smudger
Thu 20 Apr, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: "Hertford & Ware" Mercury
Replies: 56
Views: 9088

Re: "Hertford & Ware" Mercury

Same story today I'm afraid.
Seems to be about Broxbourne and Waltham Cross
by Smudger
Wed 15 Mar, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Calling all 1950s born women - WASPI campaign
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Re: Calling all 1950s born women - WASPI campaign

The linked web page does indeed claim to be supportive of equality with men. But equality with men is the end-game of what they are protesting about ! You can look at in two ways - - Women are hard done by with the new changes to pension age - Women have got away with retiring earlier than men for t...
by Smudger
Fri 27 Jan, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: WASPI. (Women Against State Pension Inequality)
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Re: WASPI. (Women Against State Pension Inequality)

I'm definitely supportive of that.
it's about time women retired at the same age as men.
by Smudger
Tue 17 Jan, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: Rushgreen Roundabout Dangerous Congestion
Replies: 15
Views: 3360

Re: Rushgreen Roundabout Dangerous Congestion

Can't they just paint a yellow box on the roundabout near the MacDonalds entrance ?

Then cars who couldn't get in would have to go round the roundabout again, but it would free the congestion.

(Council could make a tidy bob from the enforcement cameras too !)
by Smudger
Wed 14 Dec, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: The End of Pay & Display
Replies: 27
Views: 9374

Re: The End of Pay & Display

Did he ?

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